First Nations

Champagne and Aishihik First Nations takes graduation celebration on the road

Traditionally around this time of year, Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN)…

Safety plan approved for Liard First Nation election

The Liard First Nation council has approved a health and safety plan…

Nominations now open for Carcross/Tagish First Nation’s election for chief

Nomination forms are due by May 15, with the election to take place on June 30

Champagne and Aishihik First Nations declare state of emergency

The Champagne and Aishihik First Nations have become the latest government to…

White River Development Corp brings supplies to Beaver Creek

Development Corp. brings supplies to rural community.

White River First Nation calls on premier to stop mining activity

An influx of miners in the area is causing concern

Yukon First Nations’ graduation regalia sought for upcoming exhibit

Curator Lisa Dewhurst is hoping to get at least two pieces from each Yukon First Nation

Yukon Archives project aims to identify First Nations individuals in historical photos

Project seeks help naming people in about 600 photos taken between the 1950s and the 1970s

Yukon First Nations celebrate grad

Students from Alberta, British Columbia, the Yukon and the Northwest Territories gathered…

Whitehorse-based project aims to Indigenize Wikipedia

‘It’s just taking the initiative to … do the writing’

Yukon kids learn trapping traditions

‘It’s important to not give up on the youth’

Yukon pilot project aims to train First Nations youth to become wilderness guides

Eight youth will be selected to take part in training this spring in Champagne

Liard First Nation regains control over finances from third-party manager

As of April 1, LFN will be managing its own federal funding for the first time since September 2014

Agreement signed between Yukon government and Teslin Tlingit Council

Document outlines shared priorities between the two governments

The Yukon needs to invest more in Indigenous education

Yukon First Nations have been seeking greater control over education

  • Dec 5, 2017

New language classes in Old Crow aim to teach adults Gwich’in

The classes this fall will be offered one day per week, for six hours a day, for 16 or 17 weeks.

  • Aug 25, 2017

YESAB says Goldcorp failed to consult First Nations, halts Coffee mine assessment

‘They just came in and completely failed to read the local landscape,’ evironmentalist says

Traditional watercraft take to Yukon River

‘Our ancestor’s stories are going to be our stories now. We’re going to make legends’

Yukon River chinook run stronger, but not enough for open fishing

‘It’s still only about half of the historical average,’ fisheries official says