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.
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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.
On March 13, 2019, Ken McKinnon--tributed by the Whitehorse Star as "a beloved titan", "a father of responsible government" and "a Yukoner through and through"--passed away.
"Why are you...?" We started to explain and she interrupted: "But did you know that I'm a Tlingit?" 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.
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.
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.
Synopsis: Nearly a thousand Yukoners, a quarter of the population, enlisted before the end of the Great War.