A life lived well.

Today the Yukon Arts Centre is remembering Doris McLean - respected elder, advocate, and storyteller.

"The Board of YACC was saddened to hear of the passing of Doris McLean. Doris served on the Board from 2008 to 2014. She was an important voice, always bringing in the perspective of Yukon First Nations. That voice can be heard in the Ends Statements of YACC, and her contributions will continue to live on as YACC evolves.

We remember Doris's stories, humour, and cheerful presence at our meetings. Always willing to share a story, she was a force to be reckoned with. Our deepest sympathies to her family. She dances on, though, in the heart of the Dakhká Khwáan Dancers."

-Deb Bartlette; Board Chair, Yukon Arts Centre

Read the CBC News tribute to Doris McLean here.

 

Photo: Marilyn Yadułtin Jensen