First Nation in Dawson hits the airwaves to get community updates out to citizens faster – CBC

Dec 20, 2022

Karen Blake went from calling dozens of elders a day to broadcasting live each Monday

Monday may not be the most popular day of the week but it is becoming a day many Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in citizens look forward to.

That’s according to Dawson City, Yukon, resident Karen Blake.

Blake is the elders coordinator for the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in government. She is also the host of “The TH Wellness Program” at the local radio station.

“It’s too cold right now but normally you’ll have vehicles driving past honking,” Blake said to CBC News. “People messaging saying they enjoy the program and this is the day they look forward to.”

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