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AFN Yukon Regional Office postpones Indigenous Post-secondary Graduation Celebration

Whitehorse, Yukon – AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek has released the following statement after postponing today’s Indigenous Post-secondary Graduation event in the midst of developing COVID-19 outbreaks in the Territory. “In light of the concerning rise in cases of COVID-19 across the Yukon over the weekend, the AFN Yukon Regional Office has made the …

AFN Yukon Regional Chief Adamek calls for accountability from the federal government following the passing of the motion titled Action Towards Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples

  Whitehorse, Yukon – AFN Yukon Regional Chief Adamek has released the below statement following the House of Commons passing of Action Towards Reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples “I was pleased to see the House of Commons vote in favour of a motion brought forward by the Federal NDP opposition titled Action Towards Reconciliation with Indigenous …

AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek’s Statement on the Discovery of the Remains of 215 Indigenous Children at Kamloops Indian Residential School

Whitehorse, Yukon – The AFN Yukon Region stands in solidarity with those mourning the 215 children who were discovered late last week at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School. “I have been reflecting the loss of 215 young souls whose bodies have been discovered at the former Kamloops Indian Residential School, and I weep for Kukpi7 …

AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek congratulates Vuntut Gwich’in Elder Lorraine Netro for receiving the Glen Davis Conservation Leadership Prize.

May 20, 2021   AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek congratulates Vuntut Gwich’in Elder Lorraine Netro for receiving the Glen Davis Conservation Leadership Prize.   Whitehorse, Yukon – Congratulations to Vuntut Gwich’in Elder Lorraine Netro for receiving the prestigious Glen Davis Conservation Prize! The Prize honours individuals who are advocates for environmental protection and conservation …

Regional Chief Kluane Adamek Statement on the 2021 Federal Budget

Date: April 21, 2021 Whitehorse, Yukon – AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek released the below statement following Monday’s announcement of the 2021 Federal Budget. Download [PDF]: Regional Chief Kluane Adamek Statement on the 2021 Federal Budget