AGM Notice 2019

July 10, 2019

July 10, 2019 YAWC You are invited to the Annual General Meeting of the Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Council. Date: Saturday, July 20, 2019Time: 11 am – 4 pmLocation: Canada Games Centre Boardroom, Whitehorse Proposed Agenda – Welcome – Lunch – Approve 2018 AGM minutes – Report on finances – Report on activities – ElectionsWe’ll provide a hearty lunch and kids’...

MMIWG Family Gatherings June 12-15

June 17, 2019

YAWC, in partnership with the Whitehorse Aboriginal Women’s Circle and Liard Aboriginal Women’s Society hosted private gatherings in Whitehorse and the Brooks Brook camp on June 12-15, 2019. The gatherings were for individuals who testified or family members of those who testified in the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. The gatherings were well received by...

MMIWG National Inquiry Final Report

June 3, 2019

Today, the final report of the National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls is released in Gatineau, Quebec. YAWC along with many other Yukon representatives are there to witness the closing of a two year process Read more. The final report (2 volumes plus Quebec report) and the supplementary report on Genocide can be found here.

Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Council celebrates 35 years

October 26, 2009

Chief Brenda Sam’s fingers point to a picture of two young women proudly standing in front of Ottawa’s Parliament buildings.  “Oh, look,” said Sam, who last Wednesday was at the unveiling of a poster to commemorate 35 years of the Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Council.  She isn’t in the picture herself, but she joined those women in Ottawa to pressure the...