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Danoja Zho Cultural Centre

1131 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada
+1 867-993-6768
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Before the gold rush

This place is well worth a visit. The history of the First Nations people is fascinating. The staff... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
chewat
,
Robertson
Learn a lot

Get to learn about how the local tribes livevand lived in the past and how they were treated. This... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
michael H
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Christchurch
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1131 Front Street, Dawson City, Yukon, Canada
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+1 867-993-6768
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This place is well worth a visit. The history of the First Nations people is fascinating. The staff were very knowledgeable and the short movie informative. The story of the fate of these people at the hands of the European invasion is sadly reminiscent of...More

Thank chewat
Reviewed 1 week ago

Get to learn about how the local tribes livevand lived in the past and how they were treated. This will open you eyes.

Thank michael H
Reviewed 5 September 2016

When in Dawson, you owe it to yourself to visit here in order to learn about First Nation culture and history. Nicely laid out in an attractive building on the shores of the historic Yukon River.

1  Thank LesPicker
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We started with a film that described the background, which was good for the rest of the centers exhibition, and when finally leaving the center, we had learned a lot! Anyone that has an interest in history should really visit this center!

1  Thank bbjurstr
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We found the Cultural Centre very interesting. We started with a movie that gave us the background of this native people and then were able to walk through exhibits depicting how the people lived from in the past. This exhibit also emphasized the need for...More

1  Thank Brenda D
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We visited the Cultural Centre while in Dawson City, as part of the Parks Canada pass that they sell at the Visitor Information Centre. We were kindly greeted with home made herb tea and an informative movie. The exhibits were good and not overwhelming. Your...More

Thank AmirakCI
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I love when I go to such information/learning centres for first nations. I am usually greeted by a young and bright first nations member who is keen to share their history and life with tourists. Its so fantastic to see the younger generation take an...More

Thank Brad S
Reviewed 27 July 2016

This was a great little museum and information centre if you wanted to understand the native peoples of the area - Hwech'n - who unlike the Inuvialuit or Gwich'n seem to be (and call themselves) North American Indian. Great movies, staff are really helpful, warm...More

2  Thank Anderst04
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Perfect location, beautiful building . Interesting information on the northern natives . Nicely done and friendly informed staff.

Thank RedheadOntarioCanada
Reviewed 23 July 2016

We were fortunate to arrive just as one of the First Nations guides was starting a tour in the visitor centre. He had a wonderful story to tell of how they are working hard to restore their culture. Very moving how the Gold Rush and...More

2  Thank sogna2re
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