Council of Yukon First Nations

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

Ottawa cancels clawback of First Nations revenue

Policy meets mixed response from chiefs at CYFN general assembly