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Yukon Association of Non-Status Indians
The Yukon Association of Non-Status Indians was founded in 1972 to represent and advocate for First Nations people who lost their status through discriminatory sections of Canada’s Indian Act.
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.
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.
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.
For more than 40 years, Judy has promoted and advanced Indigenous rights and governance in the Yukon. Judy was part of the 1973 delegation to Ottawa that initiated the Yukon land claims negotiation process. As Chair of the Council of Yukon First Nations (1989-1995), she was instrumental in self-governance and land claims negotiation with the Government of Canada.