June 17, 2016 in Events

Call for Nominations for the 2016 Arctic Inspiration Prize are Open

The Arctic Inspiration Prize Charitable Trust and the Rideau Hall Foundation are pleased to officially announce that the Call for Nominations for the 2016 Arctic Inspiration Prize is now open….

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June 7, 2016 in Uncategorized

Council of Yukon First Nations announce Grand Chief candidate

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE COUNCIL OF YUKON FIRST NATIONS ANNOUNCE GRAND CHIEF CANDIDATE ONE CANDIDATE BIDS FOR THE POSITION OF GRAND CHIEF FOR CYFN WHITEHORSE (June 1, 2016) –…

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April 14, 2016 in News Release

Government of Canada, Yukon First Nations and Government of Yukon gather and reach agreement on a way forward for Yukon’s environmental assessment legislation

April 8, 2016 – Today’s Intergovernmental Forum is the first in nearly six years. FOR RELEASE April 8, 2016 Government of Canada, Yukon First Nations and Government of Yukon gather…

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Upcoming Events & Dates

Jun 28 to Jun 30
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Aug 4
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
August Leadership Meeting
CYFN Building, Whitehorse
Sep 27 to Sep 29
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
September Leadership Meeting
CYFN Building, Whitehorse
Nov 15 to Nov 17
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
November Leadership Meeting
CYFN Building, Whitehorse
Dec 6 to Dec 8
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
December Leadership Meeting
CYFN Building, Whitehorse

Check out the Health and Social Development Department’s Community Events Calendar for events occurring in all Yukon First Nation communities

Employment Opportunities

  • First Nation Education Commission Coordinator
  • Records Assistant (summer student)

For a copy of job descriptions contact Renie Bruton at (867)393-9206 or e-mail renie.bruton@cyfn.net

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Support your community and make an impact by sitting on one of CYFN’s boards or committees. There are board member opportunities for four boards and committees. The deadline for these applications are Friday, May 6, 2016 at 4:30 p.m.

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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 mappingtheway.ca

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