GATES, Michael




Author Tags: Gold

After studying Archaeology at the University of Calgary, Michael Gates of Whitehorse moved to the Yukon in 1971 as an assistant to a graduate archaeology student. He studied Museum Conservation at the Canadian Conservation Institute in Ottawa from 1974 to 1977. He received a Master's Degree in History Museum Studies from the Cooperstown Graduate Program, State University of New York in 1987. Gates was the Curator of Collections at Klondike National Historic Sites in Dawson City Yukon for twenty years, then a Cultural Resource Manager for the Yukon Field Unit of Parks Canada until his retirement in 2008. He has published numerous articles in professional and popular journals, and written a weekly history column for the Yukon News entitled "History Hunter" from 2007 onwards.

Review of the author's work by BC Studies:
Dalton's Gold Rush Trail: Exploring the Route of the Klondike Cattle Drives

BOOKS:

Gold at Fortymile Creek (UBC Press, 1994)
History Hunting in the Yukon(Harbour, 2010) $18.95 978-1-55017-477-9
Dalton's Gold Rush Trail: Exploring the Route of the Klondike Cattle Drives (Harbour, 2012) $24.95 978-1-55017-570-7

[BCBW 2012] "Gold"