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Yukon Aboriginal Women's Council

We support Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse people and their families in Yukon and Northern British Columbia.

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Mission

“Working towards a resilient and robust community by empowering Indigenous women, gender diverse people, and their families through culturally inclusive advocacy, healing, learning, and sharing while celebrating success.”

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Vision

“To advocate on behalf of Indigenous women, girls, and gender diverse people in the Yukon and Northern British Columbia to enhance, promote, and foster their social, economic, cultural, and political well-being. We aim to empower and celebrate Indigenous women, embrace their roles in communities, territories, and lands and provide support and resources to promote and foster leadership roles, support and enforce their inherent civil and human rights, and recognize and preserve their cultures and values.”

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Mandate

“To build strong relationships among Indigenous women, gender diverse peoples, organizations, and partners across our service
area with a collaborative approach. Providing responsive, effective, and empowering research, advocacy, outreach, access to healing and wellness resources, and personal and professional development at the territorial, national, and international levels.”

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OUR PARTNERS

Government of Canada
Native Women’s Association of Canada
Yukon Government
Whitehorse Aboriginal Women’s Circle
Liard Aboriginal Women’s Society
Royal Canadian Mounted Police
Shakat Media
Macushla
Queer Yukon
IRC