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February Calendar

February 8
PCMB Harvest Meeting (Public)

February 9
Elders' Council meeting

February 10
Kaminak Community Meeting

February 11
Chief & Council meeting

February 13
Community Dance

February 17
Citizens' Info Session Fortymile Caribou

February 21
Storyweaving workshop

February 22-25
Myth & Medium

February 26
Heritage Day - Office closed

March 4-6
Traditional Art & Harvest Camp R22

NEW DATES:
March 12-13, 2016

General Assembly

Handy Numbers

Housing emergencies:

993-6020

 Business hours and after hours

Main reception:
993-7100

Health & Social Building:
993-7100 ext. 164

H&S Driver
993-3466

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Winter 2016

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Click the above for a copy of the TH Best Practices for Heritage Resources.

Click the above graphic for a copy of the TH Mining Mandate.

 

Click the graphic above to hear Voices of Vision, a 10-part podcast series on Yukon First Nations Self-Government.

WHAT'S NEW?

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Seeking a Curriculum Developer

The Teaching and Working Farm (a partnership between TH and Yukon College) requires a curriculum developer, coordinator, and instructor(s) to build the curriculum and manage the classes. Click for the posting and check out all the employment opportunities on our Jobs Board. Please submit Expressions of Interest by February 12.

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Traditional Art & Harvest Camp

Join the TH Health & Social Department at Nänkäk Chèholay (Land of Plenty) for a Traditional Art and Harvest Camp, March 4-6. Learn fish scale art with Dawna Hope from Whitehorse, or participate in rabbit snaring and beaver hunting lead by TH citizens. Families welcome! Click for the poster.

Call 993-7100 and speak to Debbie Wight at ext. 151 or Krystle Roberts at ext. 167 for information.

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Citizenship & Status: Who to Contact

For information concerning TH citizenship, enrolment, or status-related inquiries please contact Lisa Anderson at ext. 143 or ext. 101. Please note that registrar services will not be available on February 3 & 4, but will resume on Friday, February 5.

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NEW DATES FOR GENERAL ASSEMBLY

Please note that the Ganeral Assembly has been moved to March 12-13. Hope to see you there!

For information call 993-7100 or 1-877-993-3400 ext. 140 or 134.

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Porcupine Caribou Annual Harvest Meeting

The Porcupine Caribou Management Board (PCMB) will be holding its annual harvest meeting at the TH Hall in Dawson on February 8, starting at 9:00 a.m.

Click for the poster and the PCMB website.

For information please call Deana Lemke at PCMB at 867-633-4780.

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Community Lunch Relocations

With the events planned at the TH Hall over the next two months, the Community Luncheon will be relocated to the Community Support Centre on several dates.

Click here for information, and please call the CSC reception at 993-7100 ext. 164 if you have any questions.

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Storyweaving Workshop – February 21

Join Gwaandak Theatre at a one-day Storyweaving workshop with Michelle Olson and Yvette Nolan, offered in association with Yukon Arts Centre, KIAC, Dänojà Zho and TH. Participants will explore how to generate and layer images, movement, sound and text to animate their own stories. It's on Sunday, February 21 from 10:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the KIAC Oddfellows Hall. Open to everyone aged 16 and over. 

Register now! Contact at 867-393-2676. Click here for more information.

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World Heritage Advisory Committee

If you are a Dawson-based TH Citizen with an interest in the process of nominating the Tr'ondëk-Klondike region for World Heritage Site status, the World Heritage Advisory Committee would like to hear from you.

For information click here or contact at 993-7100 ext. 428.

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Practise Speaking and Singing in Hän!

Drin hǫzǫ, citizens! Join us for Hän language lessons on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. at the Dänojà Zho Cultural Centre, and Hän singing practice at 7:30 p.m. on Thursdays after language class.

For more information please contact at 993-7100 ext. 121 or at 993-7100 ext. 139.

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Employment Opportunities

Check our employment page regularly for positions at TH Government and external employers.

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Citizen Input on Elections Legislation

The Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in Implementation Department is seeking citizen input for developing legislation regarding Elections. Do you have comments, thoughts, opinions or suggestions about the way TH Elections are undertaken? Discuss your ideas with our Implementation staff: at 993-7100 (or toll-free 1-877-993-3400) ext. 157 or at ext. 143. Alternatively, feel free to drop your ideas into the Comments Box located in the main reception area of the TH Administration building.

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Committee Recruitment

If you have some time and knowledge to share, consider applying to sit on a board, committee, or council. An honorarium is offered as compensation.

  • TH Nominee on the Dawson District Renewable Resources Council – contact Natasha Ayoub at 993-7100 ext. 115.
  • TH Housing Committee – contact Dalores Roberts at 993-7100 ext. 119
  • TH Justice Committee – contact Krystle Roberts at 993-7100 ext. 167
  • TH Representative (Dawson-based) on the World Heritage Advisory Committee – contact Molly Shore at 993-7100 ext. 428
  • TH Post-Secondary Education Committee – contact Melissa Atkinson at 993-7100 ext. 111.

For an application contact at 993-7100 ext. 136, stop by the main office, or print one from here.

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Peel Appeal Decision

The Peel Appeal decision was recently announced. You can read the document here, and read a news release from the First Nations, CPAWS and YCS.

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FNs Seek to Reverse YESAA Amendments

October 14, 2015 - For immediate release:
Whitehorse, Yukon – This morning Self-Governing Yukon First Nations filed a Petition for the Yukon Supreme Court to declare Bill S-6 amendments to the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Act (YESAA) invalid.

Click here for the full news release. Click here to see the Petition.

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Moving? Keep Us in the Loop!

Citizens, if you move house or leave town temporarily to attend school, please let us know. It's important for us to have your correct address, and it's easy to update. Just call us at 993-7100 or 1-877-993-3400 or .

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Peel Court Ruling

The Peel court case has concluded with Judge Veale ruling in favour of the plaintiffs – meaning, the YG Peel Plan has been quashed and the planning process will return to final consultations on the Final Recommended Plan.

Click here for the joint News Release.

Click here for the summary of the ruling.

Click here for the full ruling.

UPDATE: The Yukon Government is appealing the court decision. Stay tuned for more information.

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TH & YC to Partner on Teaching Farm

Representatives from TH and Yukon College were at Strachan's Farm on Friday, September 19 to sign a Memorandum of Understanding for an exciting new joint venture. Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in will partner with Yukon College on a Teaching and Working Farm on TH Traditional Territory with the aim of producing fresh produce and other staples in a sustainable way.

Click to see the Memorandum of Understanding and the map showing the potential sites.

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TH Mining Mandate

Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in Chief and Council recently approved the TH Mining Mandate, a guide for mining and exploration companies doing business in TH Traditional Territory. The guide, produced by citizens and government representatives on the TH Mining Committee, establishes appropriate lines of communication and TH's expectations when being engaged by resource-industry proponents.

To read the TH Mining Mandate, click here. For more information, call the TH Natural Resources Director at (867) 993-7145.

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Engaging with Yukon First Nations and Communities Guide

The Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in, Na-cho Nyak Dun, and Chamber of Mines have released the Engaging with Yukon First Nations and Communities: A Quick Reference Guide to Effective and Respectful Engagement Practices with Yukon First Nations and Communities. The guide is designed to assist mining, exploration and development companies establish relationships with Yukon First Nations and communities.

Click here for more information and a copy of the guide.

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Aboriginal Mining Guide

Mining is a growing industry in the Klondike. Ensuring lasting benefits for the community and minimizing the environmental impact of this acitivity takes planning. The Tr'ondëk Hwëch'in are pleased to have played a role in developing the Aboriginal Mining Guide, a roadmap that assists First Nations and mining companies maximize local benefits and protect the community's qualty of life. You can access it by clicking here.

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