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Da Ku Cultural Center

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What a surprise!

This is my third time to Haines Junction but my first time here. I was so surprised at the quality... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
Burrorojo
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Courtenay, Canada
Free wifi + Informative and well designed displays/resource for Kluane + regional info.

It's wonderful to see this new building offer co-located info booths for Parks Canada, Yukon... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Kate M
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Ottawa, Canada
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The Da Kų Culture Centre is an innovative cultural facility located in Dakwäkäda (Haines Junction) in the southern part of Canada's Yukon Territory. Da Kų (Our House) celebrates the culture and traditions of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations...more
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280 Alaska Highway, Haines Junction, Yukon Y0B 1L0, Canada
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+1 867-634-3300
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

This is my third time to Haines Junction but my first time here. I was so surprised at the quality of the displays and the depth of the information. I was made to feel very welcome here and their items for sale were reasonably priced.

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Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

It's wonderful to see this new building offer co-located info booths for Parks Canada, Yukon Territory, and the Champagne and Aishhik First Nations... this centre has great interpretive displays (there is a fun interactive handbook for kids, touching pelts, skulls) and information on local wildlife...More

1  Thank Kate M
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Really enjoyed our time here. The welcome lady was wonderful showing us the First Nations paths on the huge map. We toured the centre and had a guided tour of the local art by an artist and a wonderful discussion with a local interpreter who...More

1  Thank Rod P
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This is quite the combination of information centers, with the Native Culture, Kluane National Park Info, and local information. Lots of great exhibits and a good source for area info.

1  Thank kjkupiec
Reviewed 7 August 2018

This is in the same building as the Yukon Visitor Center, but has its own displays. It is free to view, so take the time to learn and explore. The reward will be better understanding for many aspects of this culture.

1  Thank jbwhitehouse
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

We have really been delighted with the beautiful cultural centers we have seen in the Yukon territory. This location was no exception. We got a good overview of this culture and so much of their handiwork. There was also a large meeting Room For this...More

1  Thank mariposa67
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

This Da Ku Cultural Centre in connected to the Kluane National Park and Reserve Visitor Centre. There is a lot of valuable information on the indigenous people. The artifacts and displays were informative and educational. Staff were friendly, this place was clean and well organized....More

1  Thank sabrina L
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Quality exhibits and information panels give visitors a really good grounding on the cultural history of the First Nations region which complements the more geological and geographic displays in the adjoining Yukon Visitor Centre.

1  Thank Richard H
Reviewed 25 June 2018

What a brilliant resource this centre is! Extremely good and informative exhibits and films to get to know the history and culture of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations and to learn about the beautiful Kluane National Park and local area. The staff on site...More

1  Thank Maggie R
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

We came here during the summer solstice celebration. There was free stew, arts and crafts, and a native Canadian exhibit. The center is together with the Kluane NP visitor center, so it’s very convenient. The facility is very new and has a very nice atmosphere...More

1  Thank SumBug82
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