Drum for the Children

September 23, 2021

Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc wishes to involve the world in recognizing the very first Canadian National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. After a global outpouring of interest and support for the missing children from the Kamloops Indian Residential School. Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc is offering a way for people to connect, support and ground into the importance of September 30, 2021. On...

Congratulations Letter - The Right Honourable Mary Simon Governor General of Canada

September 14, 2021

Congratulations Letter to The Right Honourable Mary Simon Governor General of Canada on behalf of the staff and board of directors at YAWC.  

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Sept. 30th

September 13, 2021

Join the Council of Yukon First Nations on National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Sept 30th for a day of sharing, healing and ceremony as we come together to hold space for those impacted by Residential Schools at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre. Please meet at the Healing Totem on Main St. at 11 am. We encourage everyone to bring...

Queer Yukon Voters

September 13, 2021

Queer Yukon is offering phone & in-person support to Trans, Non-binary, and Two-Spirit folks who are wanting to vote for this election. We have Trans, Non-binary and Two-Spirit staff who can: help with making a voting plan, come with you to the polling station/elections office, help navigate information from elections Canada, update your name on the voter registry (requires 2 pieces of...

Learn where the leaders stand on indigenous women’s issues

September 13, 2021

Deciding who to vote for can be tough, so the Native Women's Association has highlighted some of the platforms promises Canada’s biggest political parties have made on issues important to Indigenous women and we have also included local Yukon Independent political candidate. See below for more details:       Read Party Policies Voting is September 20th, to find out...

Claiming the Right to Housing in Northern Canada - Regional Workshop September 15

September 13, 2021

The Centre for Equality Rights in Accommodation (CERA) and the National Right to Housing Network (NRHN) are working with communities across Canada to identify systemic violations of the right to housing, propose solutions, and claim the right to housing as recognized under the National Housing Strategy Act (NHSA), to secure systemic change. NHSA is the first legislation in Canada to...

Casting your vote

September 13, 2021

To cast your vote at the polls, you’ll need to come prepared with identification. To ensure that Indigenous women’s voices are heard, and our issues prioritized in #elxn44, be prepared to cast your vote before, or on, election day (September 20th). See below your options.  

Finding Peace: MMIWG Commemoration Project Public Commemoration Ceremony

September 10, 2021

The Yukon Local Project Advisory Committee of the Finding Peace Commemoration Project for the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls and Two-spirit plus (MMIWG) Commemoration Project: Finding Peace commemoration event :

Federal Election All-Candidates Forum on Yukon First-Nations Issues

September 3, 2021

Join live on Sept 8th for the federal election all-candidates forum hosted by the Council of Yukon First Nations. The focus for the forum will be Yukon First Nations Issues. See below for more details.

Hot Meals with Victoria Faulkner Women's Centre

September 2, 2021

Now available with the Victoria Faulkner Women's Centre Wednesday hot lunches and weekend meals to go. See below for more details: