Chapter 2 – Archaeology and Yukon’s First Peoples

Learning Objectives

  • Describe what Yukon’s environment was like during the ice age and after.
  • Explain what creation stories are and their significance to
    Indigenous cultures of Yukon.
  • Explain the peopling of the Americas from a scientific
    perspective.
  • Identify early anthropological researchers in Yukon and the significance of their work.
  • Describe major archaeological sites in Yukon and their
    location.
  • Explain the significance of White River Ash.
  • Identify early archaeological researchers in Yukon and the
    significance of their work.
  • Identify some current archaeological researchers and their collaborators.

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ECHO: Ethnographic, Cultural and Historical Overview of Yukon's First Peoples by Victoria Elena Castillo, Christine Schreyer, and Tosh Southwick is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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