October 4, 2017 in News Release

Government of Yukon and Yukon First Nations approve next steps for collaboration on joint priorities

FOR RELEASE September 29, 2017 Government of Yukon and Yukon First Nations approve next steps for collaboration on joint priorities Caption: Premier Sandy Silver and Grand Chief Peter Johnston, as…

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September 5, 2017 in News Release

The Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) and Kwanlin Dün First Nation (KDFN) highlight experiences of First Nations in the Yukon Criminal Justice system

FOR RELEASE: September 5, 2017 The Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) and Kwanlin Dün First Nation (KDFN) highlight experiences of First Nations in the Yukon Criminal Justice system Whitehorse,…

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June 28, 2017 in News Release

Government officials meet to begin discussions on mining work plan

FOR RELEASE June 26, 2017 Government officials meet to begin discussions on mining work plan Minister of Energy, Mines and Resources Ranj Pillai and Council of Yukon First Nations Grand…

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Upcoming Events & Dates

Nov 8 to Nov 9
9:00 am - 4:30 pm
November Leadership Meeting
Council of Yukon First Nations Office, Whitehorse

Employment Opportunities

  • Yukon Native Languages Curriculum Developer

The closing date is Monday, October 30, 2017, at 5:00 p.m.
Only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. Secondments may be considered to fill this position.

Please submit resumes to:
Roxanne LaCarte, Council of Yukon First Nations – Human Resources
Email: roxanne.lacarte@nullcyfn.net
Phone: (867) 393-9200 ext. 9237
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. There are seven open opportunities available. DEADLINE for applications is MARCH 3, 2017, at 4:30 p.m.

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Interested in Land Claims Issues?

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A Little About CYFN

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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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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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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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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