Council of Yukon First Nations

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’

YNLC changes a shame

Watching Northbeat last night, I learned that the wonderful Yukon Native Language…

  • Feb 1, 2018

Yukon government transfers responsibility for Native Language Centre to CYFN

‘At the end of the day the importance is that First Nations have control of the language’

The Yukon needs to invest more in Indigenous education

Yukon First Nations have been seeking greater control over education

  • Dec 5, 2017

Yukon First Nations leader Mike Smith dies at 71

‘He was just a kind and gentle individual and he didn’t want anybody to want for anything’

Yukon government and First Nations outline future plans

The new action plan outlines timelines for discussions on common issues