“Justice Vaele’s decision sets a positive precedent and important recognition that Modern Treaties, particularly TTC’s self-government agreement, are paramount to federal policies. This ruling signals to Canada that meaningful realization of self-government requires the federal government to uphold its constitutional obligations to the terms of Final and Self-Government Agreements. Federal officials cannot continue to interpret our agreements through the lens of the Indian Act,” Regional Chief Kluane Adamek said.
For several years, TTC has noted the importance of properly funding all their citizens, according to the terms of their self-government agreements. Regional Chief Adamek says the court decision reaffi...
Yukon College SSHRC Funding Announcement Yukon College this morning.
“This funding provides an opportunity for Yukon College to work with the 14 Yukon First Nations and a number of Elders to examine the ethics review process - a very western approach to research – and discuss how to integrate Indigenous world views, particularly Indigenous perspectives on land and water, into a foundational post-secondary research process.”
– Tosh Southwick, Associate Vice President Indigenous Engagement & Reconciliation, Yukon College ... See MoreSee Less