The Life of a Young Indigenous Entrepreneur

My name is Carissa Waugh, my Northern Tutchone name is Eke Ewe, after my great-grandma Emma Shorty. I am Taku River Tlingit First Nation belonging to the Crow Clan. I was taught how to bead by my mom Charlene Waugh and she was taught by her late grandma Elizabeth...

Being Human

Life doesn’t turn out the way you plan most of the time. When Covid-19 hit the world by force, everyone had to change how they lived their life. BYTE had to start working from home because we did not know how big of a threat Covid was. We were preparing workshops to...

Often people focus on the bigger picture…

And forget to look at and appreciate all the small things in life.   People will look at the 30-year, ongoing, state of emergency that is suicide among Inuit; and their first thought is, “wow. 30 years in a state of emergency? Why isn’t anything working?” Despite...

2020 Dawson City Skate Comp

Over Labour Day weekend, Sarina and Abbey drove up to Dawson City to run some workshops and put on the 2020 Skate Competition. We had such a great time on Tr’ondek Hwech’in territory and were received so warmly by the community. Parents and community...

Northern Youth Got Talent Wrap-up

This year we hosted the first-ever “Northern Youth Got Talent” competition, virtually on our Facebook page. We asked for media submissions from youth all across the North, in the Yukon, NWT, and Northern BC. We noticed a gap in our events after Battle of the Bands was...