Publications

For a complete listing of all Tourism and Culture publications follow this link http://www.tc.gov.yk.ca/publications.html

Ice Age Mammals of Yukon (3MB)
Yukon has an amazing ice age history. This booklet delves into the record of Ice Age mammals found in Yukon.
Author(s): Grant Zazula and Tyler Kuhn. 48pp.
Publication Date: 2014
 
Ice Age Old Crow: Yukon's ancient history from north of the Arctic Circle (3MB)
The remote village of Old Crow is Yukon's only community north of the Arctic Circle. The bluffs and banks along the Old Crow river are the richest source of ice age fossils in Canada. Scientific evidence from the Old Crow region provides many answers and even more questions, about the long vanished ice age world.
Author(s): Grant Zazula and Duane Froese. 44pp
Publication Date: 2013
Aussi disponsible en français.
 
The Frozen Past: The Yukon Ice Patches (1.8 MB)
This booklet provides a summary of more than a decade of research in the southern Yukon alpine ice patch sites. Important archaeological and biological remains, often exceptionally well-preserved, provide new understanding of the history and environment of Yukon over the past 9,000 years.
Author(s): Greg Hare with contributions from Sheila Greer (Champagne and Aishihik First Nations), Heather Jones (Carcross/Tagish First Nation), Rae Mombourquette (Kwanlin Dün First Nation), John Fingland (Kluane First Nation), Mark Nelson and Jason Shorty (Ta’an Kwäch’än Council) and Tip Evans (Teslin Tlingit Council).
Publication Date: 2011
Aussi disponible en français.
 
Ice Age Klondike: Fossil treasures from the frozen ground (2.4 MB)
The Klondike has a rich natural history that extends back long before stampeders arrived in search of gold. Remnants of this prehistoric past are revealed every day by the hydraulic hoses and heavy equipment of today’s Klondike gold miners. Fossil bones and other ancient treasures from the frozen ground are helping scientists understand the Yukon’s ice age history.
Author(s): Grant Zazula and Duane Froese. 40pp.
Publication Date: 2011
Aussi disponible en français.