Welcome to the Anthropology Home Page of Yukon College
This site is designed to provide you with information on courses, instructors, and research in the field of Cultural Anthropology and Archaeology at Yukon College.
Yukon College is the only post-secondary educational institution in Yukon Territory, Canada. This is the land of the Athapaskans and the Klondike gold rush.The College has a main campus in Whitehorse (Ayamdigut) and network of Community Campuses throughout the territory.
The Division of Arts and Sciences provides a range of university level programming. We offer coursework in the Anthropology of the Subarctic, with a special emphasis on the western subarctic (Yukon and Alaska). Our offerings include:
Our faculty who teach Anthropology include:
- Anth 100 - Introduction to Anthropology
- Anth 103 - Introduction to Archaeology
- Anth 220 - Subarctic Ethnology
- Anth 221 - Subarctic Archaeology
- Anth 222 - Oral History and Mythology of the Subarctic
- Anth 225 - Field Methods in Subarctic Archaeology and Ethnography
- Anth 226 - Analytical Methods in Archaeology and Ethnography
- Anth 227 - Kinship and the Economy in the Yukon
Norman Alexander Easton (Instructor in Anthropology and Northern Studies
Douglas Rutherford (Instructor in Anthropology and Computer Studies
Ruth Gotthardt (Yukon Territorial Archaeologist, Adjunct Faculty)
Gregory P. Hare (Yukon Archaeologist, Adjunct Faculty)
Thomas J. Hammer (Hammerstone Consulting, Adjunct Faculty
Ingrid Johnson (Consultant, Adjunct Faculty)
John Storey (Yukon Territorial Paleontologist, Adjuct Faculty)
Yukon College has been involved in a variety of Anthropolgical research projects over the years, including:
Scottie Creek Culture History Project
Chisana River Basin Ethnohistory Project
Yukon Underwater Heritage Resources Inventory
Fort Selkirk Culture History Project
Montague Harbour Underwater Archaeology Project
MacIntyre Creek Archaeology Project
Locarno Beach Paleo-shoreline Investigations
Tronjeck Hwechin Archaeology Project
Eagle Historic Archaeology Investigation
The above links will take you to additional pages which provide you with further information on these topics. I hope that you find them interesting and useful.
This site was created by Norm Easton and students in Anthropology at Yukon College using Manilla.