What's my connection to Yukon Self-Government?

  • The origin of the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre is rooted in the Kwanlin Dün First Nation Self-Government Agreement. The Whitehorse Public Library and the cultural centre—both valuable community resources— are built on Kwanlin Dün Settlement Land.
  • The Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in First Nation Final Agreement made way for the Tombstone Territorial Park—a 2,200 km2 protected area of remarkable natural terrain, wildlife, vegetation, history and culture.
  • The Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Final Agreement paved the way for the Vuntut Gwitchin to acquire 49 per cent interest in Air North. Besides great flight service, the investment economically supports Old Crow.
  • The Champagne and Aishihik First Nations Final Agreement cleared a path to the new Da Kų (Our House) Cultural Centre in Haines Junction. Dä Kų is expected to attract around 45,000 visitors annually, enhancing Yukon’s tourism industry.
  • A provision of the Umbrella Final Agreement, the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act (YESAA) guarantees collaborative development assessments to protect Yukon’s environment, heritage resources and socio-economic opportunities.
  • The eyes of the national and international community are on Yukon. Our First Nation Final and Self-Government Agreements position Yukon at the forefront of social, legal and constitutional development. Read more