May 22, 2018 in Health

Family Strengthening: A Child Welfare Gathering

Register now for this free two-day gathering to explore innovative child welfare practices — June 4 & 5, 2018.

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May 17, 2018 in Education

War Cry For Culture 

Six First Nation youth from the Yukon put this song together in response to today’s education system; they call themselves “Driven to Change.” They are Kennedy Harper, Shai Moore, Aliya…

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May 15, 2018 in News Release

Council of Yukon First Nations launches Jordan’s Principle in the Yukon

FOR RELEASE May 10, 2018 First Nations in the Yukon can now receive assistance from the Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) in accessing services for children and youth. CYFN…

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Upcoming Events & Dates

Employment Opportunities

Jordan’s Principle Service Coordinator
 Job Summary:

Reporting to the Senior Analyst – Health & Social, the Jordan’s Principle Coordinator will be responsible to provide assistance to eligible First Nation children, families and communities to access Jordan’s Principle in the Yukon; to advocate and support an increased understanding of Jordan’s Principle scope and available resources. Identify ways of improving access for Yukon First Nations.

Screening Criteria: Post-secondary diploma or degree in a health-related field or equivalency obtained through coursework and/or work experience.

Salary: $61,021.32 to $76,277.29 per annum

Job Type:
Term full-time to March 31, 2019 with the possibility of extension
A secondment may also be considered to fill this position
Health & Social Administrator
 Job Summary:

Reporting to the Senior Analyst – Health & Social, the Health & Social Administrator will be responsible for the daily administrative and coordination support of the department.

Screening Criteria: A post-secondary diploma in office/ business administration or relevant field or equivalency obtained through course work and/or work experience.

Salary: $60,060.36 – $75,076.08 per annum

Job Type:
Permanent full-time position
A secondment may also be considered to fill this position
Additional Information

 The closing date for these competitions is May 21, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. Only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. Secondments may also be considered to fill these positions.

Please submit resumes to:

Please submit resumes to:
Roxanne LaCarte, 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 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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