First Nations Programs & Partnerships

Yukon First nations Curriculum Working Group
Appointed by the YFNEAC, this advisory commmittee reviews all curriculum materials and resources to ensure that they reflect Yukon First Nations cultures, histories and perspectives.

This Curriculum Working Group, which was established in 2005, has a representative from each of the eight Yukon First Nations languages and an Elder.

Yukon First nations Curriculum Working Group Members

Language
Representative
Alternate
Gwich'in Garry Njootli Mabel Tetlichi
Tlingit Elder Sam Johnston Elder Emma Sam
Hän Madeline DeRepentigny Georgette S. McLeod
Upper Tanana David Johnny Sr. Not currently filled
Southern Tutchone Elder Paul Birckel Elder Hazel Bunbury
Northern Tutchone Elder Lizzie Hall Ruth Blackjack
Ksaka Elder Dorothy Smith Sam Donnessey
Tagish Georgianna Low Elder Ida Calmegane

 

~ Yukon First Nations Arts Festival ® Joseph Bradley, Yukon Government