First Nations Programs & Partnerships

Yukon First Nations Languages
There are eight First Nations languages spoken in the Yukon. Each language group has distinct dialects, and many have more than one community residing within its larger nation. The loss of language is the loss of an enormous wealth of knowledge.


Yukon First Nations Languages (within the Yukon)

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There are eight First Nations languages spoken in the Yukon. Each language group has distinct dialects as many have more than one community residing within its larger nation.

Gwich’in

  • Old Crow
  • Chandalar (Alaska)
  • Fort McPherson, (NWT
Southern Tutchone
  • Kluane Kloo Lake
  • Aishihik
  • Hutshi
  • Klukshu
  • Champagne
  • Laberge

Hän

  • Dawson City
  • Arctic Village (Alaska
Tagish
  • Carcross
  • Tagish

Kaska

  • Ross River
  • Watson Lake
  • Lower Post (BC
Tlingit
  • Carcross
  • Teslin
  • Atlin (BC)
Northern Tutchone
  • Big Salmon
  • Little Salmon
  • Fort Selkirk Mayo
Upper Tanana
  • Beaver Creek