Cultural Experts and Experiences

You can connect to and learn about Champagne and Aishihik history and culture not just at Da Kų, but from many knowledgeable Citizens and at many locales across Dakéyi (our country). Several CAFN Citizens operate guiding and cultural tourism business, providing authentic experiences.

We encourage visitors to check out the following interpretive venues and businesses:

On the Alaska Highway, between Whitehorse in Haines Junction

  • Kwaday Dan Kenji (Long Ago Peoples’ Place) – a reproduction of a Southern Tutchone wilderness camp as it would have been constructed prior to contact with Europeans. Located at historic Mile 974 on an old section of the Alaska Highway near Shadhäla (Champagne). Entrance fees apply. Kwaday Dan Kenji can be a unique venue for your next group meeting. For more information contact: Harold Johnson at (867) 634-7047.

On the Alaska Highway, near Kluane Lake

  • Shakat Tun Adventures –  Would you like to learn the secrets of living off the land?  Experience the pristine Yukon wilderness?  Go home with not only knowledge & inspiration, but also tools you created?  Would you like to learn from people deeply rooted in these traditions and ways of life?  Adventure packages, wild medicine healing camps and custom adventures. For more information contact: James Allen at (867) 332-2604 or shakattunadventures@gmail.com OR visit shakattunadventures.com.

On the Haines Highway, between Haines Junction and Haines, Alaska

  • Kathleen Lake lookout – interpretive panels on the highway overview of Kathleen Lake
  • Klukshu Village – self-guided interpretive panels at the traditional CAFN village of Klukshu.

 On the Aishihik Road

Interpretive panels are in development in collaboration with Yukon Energy for the Aishihik Road.

 Our Community Halls

CAFN’s community halls, located at Klukshu, Champagne, Aishihik and Takhini, are open for community gatherings and serve our Citizens.

 CAFN Operators