Dreamcatchers Aboriginal Youth Conference by Calandra Roberts

BYTE is super excited to introduce Calandra Roberts, she was awarded $1500 from the BYTE Leadership Fund to go to the Dreamcatchers Aboriginal Youth Conference at MacEwan University from October 12-13. The conference had a number of cool workshops including Blanket...

Bridging Gender Divides Conference

Our third recipient of the BYTE Leadership Fund attended the Bridging Gender Divides conference at the Kwanlin Dun Cultural Centre on September 20 to 22 and kindly agreed to reflect on the experience for our blog – please enjoy!  “Bridging the Gender...

Meet our first Leadership Award Recipient!

Earlier this summer, we launched the BYTE Leadership Fund and granted our first youth leader, Nathan Muir-Cressman, an award of four hundred dollars towards attending the Training for Trainers aquafitness conference with the Canadian Aquafitness Leaders Alliance...

Yukon Youth Spotlight: Tamika Knutson

“I’m sorry for the noise – I find I talk more openly when I’m working on an art piece” Tamika Knutson says from her studio in her hometown of Dawson City. She was finishing a commissioned jewellery piece before leaving the next day to spend a week in...

Yukon Youth Spotlight: Josiah Jakesta

Josiah Jakesta, at 17 years old, has the wisdom, patience and soul of someone much older. Hailing from the Tahltan and Kaska nations, Josiah has spent most of his life dividing time between Watson Lake, Whitehorse and Dease Lake. He spends his summers on his family...