Indigenous YukonU

 First Nations Initiatives

The First Nation Initiatives department is an arm of the President’s Office within Yukon University dedicated to integrating an understanding and awareness of Yukon First Nation culture, traditions and history.

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 Yukon First Nations Core Competency

Yukon University recognizes that a greater understanding and awareness of Yukon First Nations history, culture and journey towards self-determination will help build positive relationships among all Yukon citizens. All students are required to achieve core competency in knowledge of Yukon First Nations.

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 First Nations support services

First Nations Support Services assists students seeking information about First Nations funding, and University and community resources. It also offers personal support.

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Institute of Indigenous Self-Determination

Founded with the advocacy, commitment and consultation of all 14 Yukon First Nations, our mandate is to support First Nations leaders and to prepare the leaders of tomorrow. Through our nationally recognized Indigenous initiatives and strong partnerships with local First Nations, we emphasize the importance of finding northern solutions to northern problems.

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  Community. Collaboration. Research.

We're taking great strides towards developing research and innovation in partnership with Yukon First Nations. Yukon University addresses challenges faced by Indigenous governments and connects researchers to Indigenous communities, their problems and their policy interests.

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