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The Council for Yukon Indians

Category: Organisation
Date: 1973
Date To: August 1995 (when name was changed)
Sub Category:Representative Body
Location:Yukon, Canada
Alternative Names:
  • CYI
  • URL: http://www.cyfn.ca/historylandclaims13
    Summary Information:
    The Council for Yukon Indians (CYI) is the former name for the Council of Yukon First Nations (CYFN). It was created to represent all Yukon bands, by the Yukon Indian Brotherhood (which had represented Status Indians) and the Yukon Assocation for Non-Status Indians.

    The CYI was formed to negotiate a land claims agreement that became known as the Umbrella Final Agreement (see link below).

    Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Umbrella Final Agreement between the Government of Canada, The Council for Yukon Indians and the Government of the Yukon - Signatory

  • References

    General Reference
    Department of Indian and Northern Affairs, Canada (December 1995) Council of Yukon First Nations Comprehensive Land Claim
    The Council of Yukon First Nations (2008) Website

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