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COVID-19 Payment

2nd COVID-19 Payment
On July 16, 2020 Kluane First Nation Council passed a motion # 2020-07-08: Approving COVID-19 payment to Citizens.

Kluane First Nation has issued a second round of COVID-19 payments to Citizens 18 years and older. Citizens who are set up with direct deposit will receive payment on Friday July 24, 2020. Cheques will be mailed out on July 24, 2020.

For further information please contact Mary Anne Carroll-Finance Director at

867-841-4274 EXT: 228

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Women’s Self Defence

Attention: All Kluane First Nation Women in Whitehorse, Yukon.  A one-day Self Defence Workshop for beginner’s will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2019 from 12 Noon – 5PM


Elite Martial Arts Academy – Yukon’s Premier Martial Art Studio
120 Industrial Road, Whitehorse, YK

  • Bring comfortable clothing and indoor shoes.
  • Light lunch, snacks and dinner will be provided to participants.

Please contact Kelli Backstrom at 841-4274 Ext 250 to sign up.
I can provide rides for citizen’s living in Whitehorse if I am given enough notice to do so.   

Notice of Citizen Consultation


Legislation: KFN Constitution and Uk’à Dàts’älay (Rules for the People) Act  

Date: March 7, 2020 from 1-2:30 pm.
Venue: Burwash Landing, Jacquot Hall
Lunch will be provided by KDSLP. 

The Constitution Committee will be consulting Citizens on proposed amendments to the KFN Constitution as part of the Constitutional Review. The Constitution Committee will also be consulting on proposed amendments to the Uk’à Dàts’älay (Rules for the People) Act that are related to the proposed constitutional amendments. 

Topics for amendment: 

  • Legislative Process – Appendix II of the KFN Constitution, and Part 7 of theUk’à Dàts’älay (Rules for the People) Act;
  • Honorary Citizenship nomination process – Citizenship Code section 10,Appedix I of the KFN Constitution;
  • Recognition of Tlingit ancestry in the preamble of the KFN Constitution; and
  • Administrative ‘housekeeping’ matters.

Contact: Nichole Williams, Governance Analyst/Assistant Negotiator,, 841-4274 x 237 

New: ST Online Language Lessons

KFN Heritage is working with Diyet van Lieshout to offer weekly online language lessons via ZOOM. The usual time is Tuesday at 9AM. If you’d like to connect to the lesson, you will need a computer with built in audio/microphone or a headset and video. You can also connect with your phone or tablet. You will also need to set up a free ZOOM account.

For more information contact Sheri, Language and Culture Coordinator at the KFN office.

For those who have missed a lesson, we will start posting the lessons and audio on the website soon. Check back for more info.

Cancelled: Christmas Bingo 2019

The Burwash Recreation Committee is sorry to announce that there will not be a Christmas Bingo this year. Unfortunately, our very busy volunteer committee will not be able to host the annual Turkey and Ham extravaganza.

We will see you next year!

Community Lateral Kindness Workshop

Become a positive force for change in the community. Drop old habits of communicating and learn effective ways to enhance your life and the lives of those around you.

Open to all community members!