Chasàn Chùa – Copper Creek – McIntyre Creek
Kwädą̄y dän däzhän Chasàn Chùa gà dāy ts’än chasàn ka kä̀nädä̀l kwä̀ch’e nà. Äyū mbür shų̄ k’à lan uyè ghàkétsi.
The Southern Tutchone people used to find raw copper nuggets along the upper part of this creek. They would use these to make arrowheads and knives.
Did you know?
The English name of the creek comes from John McIntyre, from California, who staked the Copper King claim in 1898. Several copper mines have operated in the Whitehorse area including one along McIntyre Creek.