August 29, 2019 in News Release

Council of Yukon First Nations takes over administration of Gladue Report Writing Pilot Project

FOR RELEASE August 29, 2019 Joint news release with the Council of Yukon First Nations and Government of Yukon The Council of Yukon First Nations has begun to administer the…

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August 23, 2019 in Events

Request for Proposals

The Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) is seeking a Human Resources consultant/contractor to develop a Human Resources organizational plan for the establishment of the Yukon First Nations Education Directorate….

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June 20, 2019 in News Release

Education department’s poor performance is nothing new, says Chiefs committee

For Release June 20, 2019 The Chiefs Committee on Education (CCOE) says “enough is enough” in response to the Government of Yukon’s failing grade in educating First Nations students. The…

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Employment Opportunities

Field Team Leader

Job Summary: Reporting to the Health & Social Data Coordinator, this position will be responsible for assisting in the day-to-day activities of the Data Collection Field Team. The incumbent will be responsible for the confidential collection of First Nation Regional Health Survey data.

Screening Criteria: A post-secondary diploma in social sciences, public health, statistics or relevant field or equivalency obtained through coursework and/or experience.

Salary:                   Level 5: $45,934.15 – $57,417.68

Category:            Casual, full-time

Additional Information:

The closing date for this competition is August 30, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. Only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. Secondments may also be considered to fill this position.

Please submit resumes to:

Council of Yukon First Nations – Human Resources


Phone: (867) 393-9200 ext. 9237

Fax: (867) 668-6577



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We are a non-profit society working for 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. The Council of Yukon First Nations mandate is to serve as a political advocacy organization for Yukon First Nations holding traditional territories, to protect their rights, titles and interests.

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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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Shãkãt Journal

An Elder & Youth education publication. A Journal of traditional stories told by Elders and interviewed by youth.Starting in the 1970s Ye Sa To Communications, a non-profit organization, was the publisher of several of First Nation publications including: Yukon Indian News, the Shãkãt Journal, and Danzha.

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