Outreach Coordinator Job Posting

June 17, 2019

June 17, 2019 YAWC YAWC is hiring a full-time, term position at $35-$37/hr. To receive a job description, please email Claudia Riveros, Executive Director at yawcdir@northwestel.net or visit YuWin or Employment Central. Application deadline is 24 June, 2019.

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. https://www.mmiwg-ffada.ca/final-report/...

ISETS Coordinator/Office Assistant Job Posting

May 29, 2019

May 29, 2019 YAWC YAWC is hiring an ISETS Coordinator/Office Assistant. This is a full time, term position at $30/hr. To receive a job description, please email Claudia Riveros, Executive Director at yawcdir@northwestel.net or visit YuWin or Employment Central. Application deadline is June 12, 2019.

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...