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What does YISF stand for?

YISF stands for yukon international storytelling festival


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The range of expression is wide-from all aspects of the visual arts to music, dance, song, stories, poems and plays. The Native arts organization SYANA (Society for Yukon Artist of Native Ancestry) regularly holds exhibits. Beautifully beaded moccasins, baby belts and mukluks can be found in a variety of galleries and shops. Carvings, jewelry and masks may be made from antler bone, wood, mastodon ivory or horn. The Yukon International Storytelling Festival.
Yukon also has a wide array of cultural and sporting events and infrastructures that attract artists, participants and tourists from all parts of the world; Yukon International Storytelling Festival.
Whitehorse's arts and entertainment schedule is non-stop throughout the year, not only with local events and celebrations but Whitehorse also plays host to several major festivals which attract artists from all over Canada and internationally, including the Sourdough Rendezvous' Ice Sculpture contest,[63] the Frostbite Music Festival,[64] the Yukon International Storytelling Festival.
Although the Yukon International Storytelling Festival has been on an indefinite sabbatical since 2010, Mrs. Sidney continues to be remembered for her contributions to Tagish linguistics and ethnography, and for her efforts to preserve and continue the traditional dances, languages, and stories of the Tagish people.