Champagne and Aishihik First Nations
#1 Allen Place, P.O. Box 5310
Haines Junction YT, Y0B 1L0
Ph:(867) 634-4200
Fax:(867) 634-2108

Champagne and Aishihik First Nations 304 Jarvis Street
Whitehorse YT, Y1A 2H2
Ph:(867) 456-6888
Fax:(867) 667-6202




photo for banner by Bruce Binder Photography    

Welcome to the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations government website

The Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) is a self governing First Nation with Traditional Territories in the Yukon Territory and Northern British Columbia, Canada.  This page is the main starting point  to learn more about CAFN.

Vision Statement

We, the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations people and our government, shall promote a healthy, unified and self-reliant people, while conserving and enhancing our environment and culture.

The CAFN Lands and Resources department is looking for:
Community Planning Team members in Takhini

This is your chance to be involved in your community and to ensure that your land and its resources are well managed and planned for future generations!

The Community Planning Team will guide the process for Emergency Planning and Community Land Planning. If you would like more information or would like to be involved in planning the future of Takhini, contact Analie Lafrenière-Lemieux at:

867-634-4231 or
Deadline for applications is March 9, 2015.

Community Wellness Resource Phone List

Champagne Interpretive Panels

The Language, Culture and Heritage Department
Is looking for OLD AND NEW CHAMPAGNE PHOTOS that include:
people • cabins • potlatches • rodeos • community gatherings and other events

We are collecting photos that may be considered for use on the
Interpretive Panels that will be located at the Champagne Road Rest Stop
KM 1504.5 on the Alaska Highway

If you have any photos to share or would like to know more about this project
please contact Sheila by phone or email
(867)456-6891 or

Attention Bison Hunters

Notice of Area Closure for CAFN land parcels
R-26B, R44-B and R45-B

Effective January 1, 2015

The Champagne and Aishihik First Nations is issuing an area closure for CAFN Settlement Land parcels R-26B, R-44B and R-45B, situated within the western portion of Game Management Subzone 5-3.  These parcels are located south of the Alaska Highway between Kluane Hills and Kluane Lake, within CAFN Traditional Territory.

This closure means that no new Yukon Resident Access Permits will be issued for the closed areas and that all previous access permits that were issued to hunters are no longer in effect as of January 1, 2015 in the closed areas.

This closure does not apply to CAFN citizens

Click here for more information

No Cow Moose Harvesting in CAFN Traditional Territory

Dákwänje Nàts’ùal Act (Language Act)

CAFN announces first Language Act of its kind in Canada – July 2014

Official Media Release

Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act (Bill C-3)

Information on the Gender Equity in Indian Registration Act and the
registration process can be found on INAC’s website:

Your Harvesting Rights & Responsibilitiesas a Beneficiary of
Champagne and Aishihik First Nations

Click below to watch Mapping the Way, a 4-minute video
celebrating 20 years of First Nation Self-Government in Yukon

Celebrating 20 years of Self Government