First Nations Programs & Partnerships

Yukon First Nations
First Nations people have lived in the Yukon since time immemorial. In fact, evidence of what may be the oldest remains of human habitation of North America has been found in northern Yukon. Yukon First Nations people look to the future and honour their past.

Na-Cho Nyak DunFirst Nation

 

 

 

 

 

 

~ Ta Kwan Te Mun, Ethel Lake, Yukon © Lauren Wallingham

Ethel Lake is known as Ta Kwan Te Mun in Northern Tutchone, which means "Fire Lake". Ta Kwan Te Mun continues to be culturally important to the people of Na-Cho Nyak Dun.