Using Indigenous Knowledge to Improve Regional Planning in the Yukon

LandRelationship ConceptV2 simple w500The November 24-25 2021 gathering was a huge success with 50-60 on-line participants.

Proceedings and Themes and Actions from the 2021 Land Relationship Planning Gathering: Using Indigenous Knowledge to Improve Regional Planning in Yukon are now available and can also be found on our Documents page. YLUPC is excited by this promising beginning, and hope to host a related boards and committees gathering soon.

Here is a short video that was prepared for the event about Yukon First Nation’s history and their relationship with land planning.

The Yukon News covered the workshop, and interviewed Council Member Tess McLeod. Read it here.

Gathering Theme

Land relationship planning: Exploring Balance through Weaving Indigenous Planning Concepts and Traditional Knowledge into Yukon Regional Land Plans and Chapter 11 of the UFA.

Gathering Purpose

To create an Indigenous-rooted space to develop recommendations to evolve Chapter 11 objectives and implementation. We will explore how Yukon First Nation’s knowledge, ways and experience can support land and relationship planning approaches consistent with the Spirit and Intent of Together Today for Our Children Tomorrow and the Final Agreements.

Agenda and related documents are still available.