Yukoner

Yukon Territory

Abbr. YT
A territory of northwest Canada east of Alaska. It became a territory in 1898 at the height of the Klondike gold rush. Whitehorse is the capital and the largest city.

Yu′kon′er n.

Yukoner

(ˈjuːkɒnə)
n
(Placename) a native or inhabitant of the Yukon
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The play would be big, bigger than any Yukoner had ever imagined, and he, Burning Daylight, would see that he got in on that play.
A single mother of three children living in Baguio, she met a visiting white Yukoner, and eventually married and came to live with him in Yukon.
TARKA'S PINTAIL One afternoon a fellow Yukoner and I were pass shooting ducks beside a big reservoir in Central Alberta.
The target: "A dollar for every Yukoner," Pritchard says.
I interviewed thirty residents, but in addition, I attended guided tours of the town, saw a "Follies" performance at the Palace Grand Theatre, spent a few evenings at the gambling hall Diamond Tooth Gertie's, listened to a performance of poetry at the Robert Service cabin, took the native-run Fishwheel Charters Tour, and viewed the promotional films "The City of Gold" and "The Yukoner.
In The Klondike Fever, Yukoner Pierre Berton speculates that gold was merely an excuse for the wildest kind of goose chase by men and women still young enough to be gullible and foolhardy yet also optimistic and carefree.
First, the Speaker announced the naming of the media gallery in honour of Florence "Flo" Whyard, a Yukoner whose career included roles as a territorial politician and Administrator, municipal politician, and journalist.
12) of the aboriginal population are beneficiaries of the land claim, when in fact the CYI agreement has the most inclusive enrolment provisions of all northern claims: virtually every aboriginal Yukoner is eligible to be a beneficiary, and many Alaskans also qualify.
However the Premier and a number of other Members wished to attend the funeral service of a prominent Yukoner on that day.
The agreement represents a key deliverable on one of the Yukon governments enduring priorities: to adopt a people-centred approach to wellness that helps Yukoners thrive.
Those who stayed home were no less important to the war's outcome--by March of 1916, the Dawson Daily News estimated that Yukoners had donated often and generously at a rate of $12 per capita compared to the dollar per person donated elsewhere in the country.
It further indicated that from June to September the panel would speak to Yukoners, First Nations governments, municipal governments and others, that the panel would present its findings and proposed recommendations by the end of 2017, and that the government would deliver a response to the panel's report.