Yukon Fish and Game Association

Fonds name: 
Yukon Fish and Game Association
Accession number: 
SR 4 (1-2)
Lang. of recordings: 
Inventory entry
Interviews recorded in November 1950. Patsy Henderson describes life in the Yukon before the gold rush, then recounts George Carmack's gold discovery on Bonanza Creek (Alaska). She also describes the impact of white traders on native culture and the construction of the White Pass and Yukon Railway. Issac Taylor and William Drury are also interviewed, about their trading partnership (Taylor and Drury Ltd.) and the early fur trade. The material also includes songs.
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