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Oral History Workshop

  • Yukon Council of Archives 400 College Drive Whitehorse, YT, Y1A 5N5 Canada (map)

YCA and HHSY will present an Oral History Workshop in Whitehorse at Yukon Archives on February 7-9, 2018 with facilitators Helene Dobrowolsky and Tim Kinvig. Helene has managed many oral history projects and taught numerous courses. Tim is a former CBC technician skilled in the ever-changing world of sound recording. They recently completed Sharing our Stories - Oral History Recording Guidelines for HHSY. Participants will be introduced to all aspects of oral history projects including: advance planning, research, interview preparations and tips, products, sound file storage, outlines, transcriptions, and ethical issues.

Registration: space is limited - register by January 15, 2018 to YCA email:; call Derek Cooke for further details (867-668-3613)

Fee: $35 payable to Yukon Council of Archives (includes copy of Oral History Recording Guidelines, handouts and complimentary refreshments during breaks; lunch not provided but is available at delegate expense at Yukon College)

Heritage Training Fund: Some travel and registration support may be available by applying to the Yukon Heritage Training Fund (email: Next intake deadline is January 15, 2018.