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.
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 email@example.com
Deadline for applications is March 9, 2015.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Access Permits will be issued for the closed areas and that all previous access permits that were issued to hunters are no longer in effect as of January 1, 2015 in the closed areas.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
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: www.ainc-inac.gc.ca
HUNTING AND FISHING:
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