Yukon hosts elected leaders for modern treaties forum – APTN News

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 201926 Views

November 18, 2019

Elected First Nations leaders from across Canada were in Whitehorse for a forum on modern treaties.

The forum was hosted by the Assembly of First Nations and was the first time the Yukon territory had hosted the event.

The goal of the forum was to allow First Nation leaders to discuss how best to advance treaty rights more effectively.

“We’re all showing up for each other to be supportive but we’re also showing up to share, and to listen, and to learn,” says Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Kluane Adamek.

Modern treaties or comprehensive claims are nation to nation relationships between Indigenous peo[ples, the federal and provincial Crown and in some cases a territory.

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