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Programs and Services – First Nations


    Kwanlin Dun Health Centre

    Description::

    Services are provided to children, youth, adults, couples, families and elders.  Some program initiatives include the Walking Club, chronic condition screening, health promotion activities and traditional knowledge sharing. 

    Details of community-specific programs can be obtained by contacting the primary health care nurse in charge of your local health centre during regular business hours.

    For more information visit KDFN online

    Contact: :

    Main KDFN Office

    35 MacIntyre Dr.
    Whitehorse, YT.
    Phone: 867-633-7800
    Fax: 867-668-5057


    Liard First Nation

    Description::

    Members of the Liard First Nation are Kaska of Athapaskan descent.  Their traditional territory included the upper Liard, Frances and Hyland rivers and extended into the upper Pelly drainage in the north and to the Dease River in the southwest.

    For more information, please visit the Liard First Nations website.

    Contact: :

    Box 328
    Watson Lake, YT Y0A 1C0
    Phone: (867)536-5200
    Fax: (867)536-2332


    Little Salmon/ Carmacks First Nation

    Description::

    The Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation is located in the community of Carmacks in south-central Yukon. The Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation people are part of the Northern Tutchone language and cultural grouping and are closely affiliated with the First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun of Mayo and the Selkirk First Nation of Pelly Crossing, their Northern Tutchone neighbours.

    For more information, visit the Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation's website.

    Contact: :

    Box 135
    Carmacks, Yukon
    Y0B 1C0
    Phone: (867)863-5576
    Fax: (867)863-5710
    E-mail: info@lscfn.ca


    Na-Cho Nyak Dun

    Description::

    The First Nation of Na-Cho Nyak Dun represents the most northerly community of the Northern Tutchone language and culture group. NND First Nation resides in the community of Mayo, Yukon and is closely affiliated with the adjoining Northern Tutchone First Nation of Selkirk at Pelly Crossing and the Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation at Carmacks.

    For more information, please visit the Na-Cho Nyak Dun website.

    Contact: :

    Box 220
    Mayo, Yukon
    Y0B 1M0
    Phone: (867)996-2265
    Fax: (867)996-2107
    E-mail: main@nndfn.com


    Ross River Dena Council

    Description::

    The Ross River Dena are included in the Kaska Tribal Council which extends through much of southeastern Yukon and into BC. Traditionally, the Dena harvested and camped in the area that is now Ross River.

    Contact: :

    General Delivery
    Ross River,  YT  
    Y0B 1S0
    Phone: (867)969-2277
    Fax:  (867)969-2405


    Selkirk First Nation

    Description::

    The Selkirk First Nation is located at the village of Pelly Crossing on the Klondike Highway in central Yukon. The Selkirk First Nation is part of the Northern Tutchone language and cultural grouping and is closely connected with its Northern Tutchone neighbours, the First Nation of Na Cho Nyak Dun in Mayo, and the Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation in Carmacks.

    For more information, please visit the Selkirk First Nation website.

    Contact: :

    Box 40
    Pelly Crossing, Yukon
    Y0B 1P0
    Phone: (867)537-3331
    Fax: (867)537-3902 

    E-mail: mailto:chief@sfn.com

     


    Ta'an Kwäch'än Council

    Description::

    The ancestral lands of the Ta'an extend north to Hootalinqua at the confluence of the Yukon and Teslin Rivers, south to Marsh Lake, west to White Bank Village at the confluence of the Takhini and Little Rivers, and east to Winter Crossing on the Teslin River. Linguistically, the Ta'an Kwäch'än are affiliated with the Southern Tutchone Tribal Council.

    For more information, visit the Ta'an Kwäch'än website.

    Contact: :

    117 Industrial Road
    Whitehorse, Yukon Y1A 2T8

    Phone: (867)668-3613
    Fax: (867)667-4295
    E-mail: info@taan.ca


    Teslin Tlingit Council

    Description::

    The inland Tlingit community of Teslin is located on the shores of Teslin Lake in the southern Yukon. 
    For more information on the Teslin Tlingit Council, please visit their website.

    Contact: :

    Chief Peter Johnston

    Box 133
    Teslin, Yukon
    Y0B 1B0
    Ph: 867-390-2532
    Fax: 867-390-2204  
    Email: admin@ttc-teslin.com


    Tr’ondek Hwech’in First Nation

    Description::

    The Tr'ondek Hwech'in First Nation is located in Dawson City and belongs to the Han linguistic grouping (this is a linguistic term which recently has been replaced by the term Tr’ondek Hwech’in), which means the people of the Klondike River.

    For more information, please visit the Tr'ondek Hwech'in website

    Contact: :

    Box 599
    Dawson City, Yukon
    Y0B 1G0

    Phone: (867)993-7100
    Fax: (867)993-6553
    E-mail: admin@gov.trondek.com


     


    Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation

    Description::

    The Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation is located in the community of Old Crow, which is the northernmost community of the Yukon Territory.  It is located within the Arctic Circle, along the Porcupine River.

    For more information, please visit the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation website.

    Contact: :

    Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation
    P.O. Box 94
    Old Crow, Yukon
    Y0B 1N0
    Phone: (867)966-3261
    Fax: (867)966-3800


    White River First Nation

    Description::

    Beaver Creek is the home of the White River First Nation, which is culturally affiliated with the Upper Tanana and Northern Tutchone people. The Upper Tanana language is an Athapaskan dialect and is one of the many Athapaskan groupings. People from the Upper Tanana and Southern and Northern Tutchone make up the membership of the White River First Nation.

    For more information, visit the White River First Nation website.

    Contact: :

    General Delivery
    Beaver Creek, Yukon
    Y0B 1A0
    Phone: (867)862-7802
    Fax: (867)862-7806


    Yukon Aboriginal Sport Circle

    Description::

    The Yukon Aboriginal Sport Circle is a non-profit society dedicated to the advancement of Aboriginal recreation and sport in the Yukon.  We do this through a variety of programs to increase participation and skill levels and to increase awareness. We are ths sport governing body for Arctic Sports, Dene Games, Archery and Lacrosse.

    For more information, please visit the Yukon Aboriginal Sport Circle online.

    Contact: :

    2166 2nd Avenue
    Whitehorse, Yukon 

    Phone: (867) 668-2840
    Fax: (867) 667-4237
    e-mail: aboriginalsport@yasc.ca