About CYFN

Council for Yukon First Nations

Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN)

The Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN) is the central political organization for the First Nation people of the Yukon. It has been in existence since 1973 and continues to serve the needs of First Nations within the Yukon and the MacKenzie Delta.

The Council of Yukon First Nations works in conjunction with many other local, national and international organizations on various issues significant to the lives of Yukon First Nation people. The Council often acts as an ambassador, representing the Yukon First Nation people on a National and International level. Please go to www.cyfn.ca for more information.

The CYFN membership includes the following First Nations:


Yukon First Nations

Champagne and Aishihik First Nations
Teslin Tlingit Council
First Nation of Nacho Nyak Dun
Selkirk First Nation
Little Salmon Carmacks First Nation
Tr’ondek Hwech’in First Nation
Ta’an Kwach’an Council
Kluane First Nation
Carcross/Tagish First Nation
White River First Nation

Mackenzie River Delta Region (NWT)

Tetlit Gwich’in Council
Nihtat Gwich’in Council
Ehdiitat Gwich’in Council
Gwichya Gwich’in Council


The following Yukon First Nations who work independently of CYFN will also be represented in this project:

Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation
Liard First Nation
Kwanlin Dun First Nation
Ross River Dena Council

CYFN’s Contact Info

2166 – 2nd Ave
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 4P1

Tel: (867) 393-9200
Email: reception@cyfn.net