Treaty Talk | Ed Schultz
Listen in as Ed explains the role of youth councils as a platform for youth to participate in decision making and learn leadership skills.
Judy Gingell on Together Today for our Children Tomorrow
On February 14, 1973, a delegation of Yukon First Nations leaders presented Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau with Together Today for our Children Tomorrow. Kwanlin Dün First Nation Elder Judy Gingell was in Ottawa for the historic day, representing the Yukon Native Brotherhood as its secretary/treasurer.
The Yukon First Nations COVID Response Team takes on the pandemic through collaboration, advocacy and action
Throughout the pandemic, the team worked with Chiefs and administrative staff in Yukon First Nations. They also worked hard to meet regularly with various branches of the Yukon and federal governments.
Council of Yukon First Nations - Supporting Self-Government Success
The Council of Yukon First Nations has a long and proud history of providing leadership and advocacy on common Yukon First Nation priorities and in working with the governments of Yukon and Canada.
Council of Yukon First Nations
In 1973 the Yukon Native Brotherhood and the Yukon Association of Non-Status Indians came together to form the Council for Yukon Indians – known today as the Council of Yukon First Nations – in order to negotiate land claims on behalf of all Yukon First Nations people.
Settlement Land and Traditional Territory
Land ownership and management was a major reason that the Yukon Final and Self-Government Agreements were negotiated. These agreements give direction on who owns the land and how decisions about land are made.
Boards, Committees, and Councils give Yukoners a Voice in the Management of Land, Wildlife, Natural and Heritage Resources
The Umbrella Final Agreement (UFA) and Final Agreements called for the creation of over 20 boards, committees and councils.
Trailblazers: The Yukon Agreements are charting a path to reconciliation
For Robin Bradasch, a citizen of the Kluane First Nation, the word reconciliation carries a lot of meaning and has for a long time. In Yukon, 11 Yukon First Nations have signed land claim and self-government agreements with the governments of Yukon and Canada. These agreements are negotiated settlements around how Indigenous and non-Indigenous people and governments will live and work together in...
A Long Journey Home – Part One - Strangers in Our Own Land
A Long Journey Home is a four part NEDAA series developed in partnership between the Council of Yukon First Nations and the Northern Native Broadcasting Yukon in 1997.