Arts, Culture and Heritage
The Burwash Landing area is home to the Southern Tutchone people of the Kluane First Nation (KFN). The Southern Tutchone belong to the Athapaskan language family. For thousands of years, the Southern Tutchone people have lived throughout the Kluane region, hunting, fishing and gathering food.
Today, the Kluane First Nation people of Burwash Landing carry on much of the traditional way of life of their ancestors. They have been exceptionally active in reviving their language, culture, and traditions, and in passing this knowledge on to their children.
Burwash Landing takes pride in their heritage and this is reflected in the upkeep of their century-old buildings, including:
Take a walking tour of historic Burwash Landing.