From the past to present
Our journey to self-government
Reaching these agreements involved decades of negotiations, hard work, innovation and commitment by leaders and visionaries.
Working together for reconciliation
The Final and Self-Government Agreements were signed by 11 Yukon First Nations, the Government of Canada and the Government of Yukon. Learn more about the governments who support Mapping the Way and are working to implement these Agreements for the benefit of all Yukoners.
Videos, podcasts and exhibits
From archival footage, to interviews with leaders who championed the negotiation of the Agreements. These resources are geared for educators, new Yukoners, and long-time Yukoners alike.
Voices of Vision: An interview with Dave Joe
Dave Joe is a citizen of Champagne and Aishihik First Nations. He is a distinguished lawyer who was called to the bar in 1977 in the Yukon and in 1999 in British Columbia. Dave has worked as chief negotiator for the Council of Yukon First Nations and a number of Canadian First Nations.
CBC broadcast on Together Today for our Children Tomorrow
Watch this CBC news broadcast from February 14, 1973, when the Yukon Native Brotherhood, led by Elijah Smith, along with a delegation of Yukon First Nation leaders, presented Together Today for our Children Tomorrow to the federal government.
Perspectives Series 1: Together Today For Our Children Tomorrow
Judy Gingell and Sam Johnston talk about developing the historic position paper Together Today For Our Children Tomorrow, traveling to Ottawa in 1973 and presenting it to then-prime minister Pierre Trudeau.