November 8, 2016 in News Release

Council of Yukon First Nations Welcomes New Liberal Territorial Government

FOR RELEASE November 8, 2016 WHITEHORSE (Yukon) — Peter Johnston, Grand Chief of the Council of Yukon First Nations congratulates Sandy Silver and the Yukon Liberal party on being elected…

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October 27, 2016 in Uncategorized

Request for Proposals (RFP)Yukon First Nation Language Revitalization Strategy

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS The Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) is seeking a contractor to develop a Territory-wide Yukon First Nations Language Revitalization Strategy. A detailed RFP including scope of…

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October 11, 2016 in News Release

Yukon First Nations hosting Territorial Leader Candidates Forum

News Release YUKON FIRST NATIONS HOSTING TERRITORIAL LEADER CANDIDATES FORUM October 11, 2016 For immediate release Whitehorse, Yukon –The Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) has invited the inviting territorial party…

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Upcoming Events & Dates

Jan 11 to Jan 12
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
January Leadership Meeting
Council of Yukon First Nations Office, Whitehorse
Mar 14 to Mar 15
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
March Leadership Meeting
Council of Yukon First Nations Office, Whitehorse
May 16 to May 17
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
May Leadership Meeting
Council of Yukon First Nations Office, Whitehorse
Jun 27 to Jun 29
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sep 26 to Sep 27
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
September Leadership Meeting
Council of Yukon First Nations Office, Whitehorse

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Employment Opportunities

  • No postings at this time, please check back at a further date.

Only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Please submit resumes to:
Roxanne LaCarte, Council of Yukon First Nations – Human Resources
Phone: (867) 393-9200
Fax: (867) 668-6577

Get Involved in Your Community

Support your community and make an impact by sitting on one of CYFN’s boards or committees. There are member opportunities for four boards and committees. The deadline for applications is DECEMBER 29th 2016 at 4:30 P.M.

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Their Own Yukon

A book by: Jim Robb and Julie Cruikshank

Book now on sale for $40 at our office at 2166-2 Avenue

Call 393-9200 for information

Yukon Gladue

Research & Resource Identification Project

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Federal Government passes Bill S-6 against the wishes of Self-Governing Yukon First Nations

The Government of Canada is moving forward with changes to Yukon’s environmental and socio-economic assessment legislation as part of its unilateral plan to homogenize all northern environmental assessment regimes, shorten assessment timelines, and increase Ministerial influence on what should be an independent process. Find out more about how it affects you.

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Watch Our Videos

Take a look at our four-part series on the History of Yukon Land Claims, or our video on Yukon First Nations Languages.

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Voices of Vision Podcast

Since 1995, 11 of Yukon’s 14 First Nations have become self-governing, and account for more than half of the national total of self-governing First Nations. Some of the key people who have been involved in the continuing journey of self-government and implementation share their stories in their own words.

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A Little About CYFN

We are a non-profit society working for ten of the First Nations of the Yukon. We have been in existence since 1973 and continue to serve the needs of First Nations within the Yukon and the MacKenzie delta. Our mandate is to be a unified organization supporting First Nations Governments and First Nations aspirations, and advocating on key issues.

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Interested in Land Claims Issues?

Don\’t know where to start? Get in touch with us and we will help point you in the right direction.

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Mapping The Way

Mapping the Way celebrates and raises awareness about Yukon First Nation land claims and self-government. To learn more, visit

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The Yukon Aboriginal Sport Circle

The Yukon Aboriginal Sport Circle is a non-profit society dedicated to the advancement of Aboriginal recreation and sport in the Yukon. We are the sport governing body for Arctic Sports, Dene Games, Archery and Lacrosse.

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