Glacial Archaeology in Yukon, Canada, 2018 to 2022


  • Christian Thomas Yukon Government
  • Sheila Greer Champagne and Aishihik First Nations
  • Kelsey Pennanen University of Calgary



Special Forum




Carcross/Tagish First Nation, Kwanlin Dün First Nation, and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council. 2020. “How we walk with the land and water.” https://Www.Howwewalk.Org/.

Gatensby, A. 2019, April 1. “Intact, and older than the Egyptian pyramids.” Kwanlin Dän Ch’a, 4–5.

Government of Yukon. 2021, July 5. “Southern Lakes Caribou: Monitoring a recovering woodland caribou herd in Yukon.” https://Storymaps.Arcgis.Com/Collections/9849a0b2f05a47a2a190d49d74b56f9f.

Greer, S. and D. Strand. 2012. “Cultural landscapes, past and present, and the South Yukon ice patches.” Arctic 65(5): 1–202.

Hare, P. G., S. Greer, R. Gotthardt, R. Farnell, V. Bowyer, C. Schweger and D. Strand 2004. “Ethnographic and archaeological investigations of alpine ice patches in southwest Yukon, Canada.” Arctic 57(3): 233–324.

Ion, P. G. and P. Kershaw. 1989. “The selection of snowpatches as relief habitat by Woodland Caribou (Rangifer Tarandus Caribou), Macmillan Pass, Selwyn/Mackenzie Mountains, N.W.T., Canada.” Arctic and Alpine Research 21(2): 203–211.

Reckin, R. 2013. “Ice patch archaeology in global perspective: Archaeological discoveries from alpine ice patches worldwide and their relationship with paleoclimates.” Journal of World Prehistory 26: 323–385.

Thomas, C. D., P.G. Hare, J. D. Reuther, J. S. Rogers, H. K. Cooper and E. J. Dixon. 2020. “Yukon First Nation use of copper for end-blades on hunting arrows.” Journal of Glacial Archaeology 4: 1–23.






How to Cite

Thomas, C., Greer, S., & Pennanen, K. (2023). Glacial Archaeology in Yukon, Canada, 2018 to 2022. Journal of Glacial Archaeology, 6, 47-78.