Council of Yukon First Nations

Yukon Forum held

The premier and Yukon government cabinet met with the Council of Yukon…

 

Yukon First Nations launch their own education directorate

Directorate will advocate for Yukon First Nations students, work on creating own school board

 

CYFN, YG launch awareness campaign after drop in calls to family and children’s services

Officials say there’s concern COVID-19 measures have isolated children from people providing oversight

 

CYFN sends $15k of infant supplies to the communities

Council of Yukon First Nations began sending supplies in April after request for help from Old Crow

COVID-19 and reopening dominate talks at Yukon Forum

“What I heard from the chiefs was really positive”

Council of Yukon First Nations takes over Gladue writer pilot project

The project, originally administered by Legal Aid, aims to bolster roster of Yukon Gladue writers

Leaders prepare for release of MMIWG final report

The 10th Yukon Forum was hosted on May 30

Review of Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board announced after the Yukon Forum

A new committee with deputy ministers and First Nations executive directors was also announced

CYFN begins project to properly archive historical records

The Council of Yukon First Nations has 1,782 boxes of material stored at the Yukon Archives

Whitehorse Correctional Centre report a ‘starting point’ to address justice system issues, CYFN says

CYFN executive director Shadelle Chambers says the justice system ‘requires fundamental changes’

Wildlife, education top agenda at Yukon Forum

‘All these measures need to be discussed at a higher level’

Hope and new ideas at Council of Yukon First Nations child welfare meeting

‘It’s not been huge changes, but there’s little changes and that’s really important’

Council of Yukon First Nations launches new Jordan’s Principle service

The service will help families apply to a federal fund of $382 million

Yukon First Nations, territorial government sign resource royalty sharing agreement

The agreement settle long-standing dispute over interpretation of Umbrella Final Agreement chapter

Strong songs: Yukon youth write and record music videos

‘It’s unbelievable how talented these young people are’

Yukon delegation visits First Nations-led child welfare agencies in B.C.

The trip, which happened in late March, was organized by the Council of Yukon First Nations

Council of Yukon First Nations to host justice conference

‘Exploring Justice: Our Way’ will examine justice issues through a First Nations lens

Yukon promises review of Child and Family Services Act

‘We want to look to the future. We want to look at adequate resources. We want to focus on wellness’