Indigenous Peoples Benefits and Credits Presentation

October 25, 2021

Indigenous Peoples Benefits and Credits Presentation Don’t miss out on the benefits and credits to which you may be entitled. Some of the benefits and credits to which you may be eligible for are the Canada child benefit, Disability tax credit, Child disability benefit, Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax Credit, and the Canada Workers Benefit. If you do your...

Imagine a Canada 2021-2022 program Invitation

October 25, 2021

The Imagine a Canada 2021-2022 program invites Canadian youth from K-G12 and CÉGEP to envision a Canada reconciled. Youth in the K-G5 stream can submit an art piece, essay, or other representation to express their vision of a reconciled Canada and what they hope others will learn from their submission. Twelve projects will be selected from the K-G5 stream to...

Your voice matters! Looking for survey participants in Watson Lake Oct 27th-29th.

October 25, 2021

Indigenous-led research to understand the relationship between resource development and violence against indigenous women. See below for more details and our next community visit to Watson Lake from Oct 27th - 29th:  

Register for the Indigenous Youth Summit 2021

October 20, 2021

The NATOA virtual Indigenous Youth Summit is a 3-day event for youth and a great opportunity for Indigenous youth between the ages of 18 and 35. It will focus on financial literacy, entrepreneurship, employment skills, and mental health. This year's event will share practical life tools to make decisions, plan for your future while having fun and building relationships with other youth...

2022-23 Northwestel Directory Art Content is Open for Submissions

October 20, 2021

Northwestel always looks forward to collaborating with northern artists on the Northwestel Directory Cover Art Competition. They are accepting submissions until October 25, 2021 at 9am PT for the following telephone directory covers: Nunavut Northwest Territories Yukon/Northern BC A prize award of $5,000 will be awarded to each of the three selected winning entrants. Eligibility Entrants must be current residents of Northwestel’s...

Register for the Yúk'e Arts Market

October 20, 2021

Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism Association (YFNCT) and Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre are pleased to announce the third annual Yúk'e Arts Market will take place from December 8 to 21 at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. The Yúk'e Arts Market will showcase artwork from Indigenous Yukon artists displayed in a beautiful gallery setting and online through yfnarts.ca.All Indigenous artists...

Apply to participate in the 2022 Adäka Cultural Festival

October 20, 2021

Join in 2022 to celebrate the annual Adäka Cultural Festival! Taking place right after the Arctic Arts Summit in Whitehorse, Yukon, Adäka will continue to create opportunities for artists across the northern circumpolar world. We will celebrate Canadian northern region communities that both express uniqueness and share commonalities in their art, language, landscape, environment, history and culture.All Indigenous visual artists,...

Waste Reduction Week in Canada Oct 18th-24th

October 20, 2021

It’s Waste Reduction Week in Canada from October 18th to 24th! Formally started in 2001, the Waste Reduction Week program is run by Circular Innovation Council with support from a coalition of not-for-profit environmental groups and governments from each of the provinces and territories.The program’s educational resources and “take action” messaging empower all Canadians to adopt more environmentally conscious choices....

Sisters in Spirit & Red Dress Campaign 2021 Acknowledgements

October 18, 2021

Every October 4th, YAWC leads this event to honour the victims and families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) in Yukon and Northern British Columbia and advance the calls for justice and truth and reconciliation of the National Inquiry into MMIWG. By joining in the walk and vigil in Whitehorse or in your community and hanging a...

With great sadness, we announce the loss of our beloved Elder Board of Director Aggie Magun

October 18, 2021

It is with heavy hearts and sadness to hear of Elder Aggie Magun's passing on Monday, October 10th, 2021.