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AFN Yukon Annual Report 2019

AFN Yukon 2019 Annual Report ‘A Yukon That Leads’ Click here to see the full AFN Annual Report

AFN Yukon Regional Chief Adamek Welcomes Senate Voting in Support of Bill C-69

  Regional Chief Adamek welcomes the Senate voting in support of Bill C-69’s references to Indigenous rights, climate change, and sustainability; as well as to explicitly include Indigenous women.   Regional Chief Adamek states “As projects undergo assessment and review, it is critical to include First Nations at every stage of the process, especially when it comes to …

AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek Encourages Yukoners and all Canadians to join National Indigenous Peoples Day Celebrations

  AFN Regional Chief Kluane Adamek called on Yukoners and all Canadians to participate in celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day on June 21st. National Indigenous Peoples Day is an important occasion to demonstrate respect and appreciation for First Nations, Inuit and Métis Nation cultures, languages and history, and to recognize their rightful place in this …

AFN Yukon Regional Chief calls on Canadians to stop, reflect, listen and stand with Indigenous Families as the National Inquiry into MMIWG issues its Final Report

    AFN Yukon Regional Chief calls on Canadians to stop, reflect, listen and stand with Indigenous Families as the National Inquiry into MMIWG issues its Final Report Whitehorse, Yukon – (Whitehorse, Yukon) On the day that the Commissioners of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) released their final …

AFN Yukon Regional Chief Supports Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Declaration of State of Emergency on Climate Change

    (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek today re-affirmed her strong support for the recent declaration of a state of emergency on climate change by the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, the most northern community in the Yukon. Regional Chief Adamek brought the issue directly to the AFN …

AFN Congratulates the Teslin Tlingit Council in Recent Yukon Supreme Court Ruling Confirming Canada’s Legal Obligations to Modern Treaties

OTTAWA — Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek congratulate the Teslin Tlingit Council (TTC) on the recent Yukon Supreme Court decision that affirms Canada’s constitutional obligation to meaningfully and appropriately implement the terms of Modern Treaties, particularly the TTC Final and Self-Government Agreement.   “Self-government agreements have the potential to create a …