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Men’s Four-Week Retreat: Jackson Lake Land-Base Healing

Kwanlin Dün First Nation is excited to announce some changes coming to the Jackson Lake Land-Based Healing Camp programs in 2019-2020.

Kwanlin Dün First Nation Men's four- week Land-Based Healing program is held about 15 km southwest of Whitehorse by the serene shores of Jackson Lake on the traditional lands of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation. The Land Based Healing program's mission is to provide a supportive, land-based, holistic and compassionate environment based on the integration of traditional and modern knowledge in order to create balance and self-empowerment. Program leaders and staff believe strongly in the healing power of culture and the land. Land based, cultural and ceremonial activities form a central focus in all aspects of programs offered. The program provides trauma treatment using a variety of methodologies to address the underlying issues related to addictions, depression, anxiety, grief & loss, issues related to residential school & colonization.

The Kwanlin Dün Jackson Lake Wellness Team offers pre-camp and aftercare support to all participants who wish to connect with the team.

Date for the Men's Four-Week Retreat is:
October 3 -30


Registration packages will be available on our website as of June 3. You can also call (867) 668-7289 to have one emailed or to speak to one of our staff. Assistance with completing applications is also available.


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CONTACT INFORMATION

For more information, please call (867) 668-7289 or visit the Health Centre.

Women’s Reunion Retreats: Jackson Lake Land-Base Healing

Kwanlin Dün First Nation is excited to announce some changes coming to the Jackson Lake Land-Based Healing Camp programs in 2019 - 2020.

Past Jackson Lake Women’s Healing Camp participants are invited to join us for a one-week reunion camp at Jackson Lake. Women will have the opportunity to spend time with Elders and support staff and participate in cultural activities, revisit ways of self-care and receive traditional teachings on the land. There will be a combination of structured activities and free time.

Registration is now open and space is limited.

Dates for the Women's Reunion Retreats are:
July 16 -21
OR
July 29 - August 2



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CONTACT INFORMATION

To register, please call Laura Sutherest, Jackson Lake Team member at (867) 668-7289 Ext. 217.

Family Camps: Jackson Lake Land-Based Healing

Kwanlin Dün First Nation is excited to announce some changes coming to the Jackson Lake Land-Based Healing Camp programs in 2019-2020. This includes the introduction of Family Camps!

Yukon First Nation Families are invited to participate in a four day land-base healing camp at Jackson Lake Healing Camp. Parents and children will share in cultural activities, traditional foods, Elders' teachings and time on the land. Staff will be there to lead activities and provide meals. Families will be have an opportunity to fish, make crafts, canoe, hike, hear stories, and make medicines.

Registration is now open. Space is limited to 16 people divided between families, and it's first come, first served. Families are asked to please respect the limited space and ensure they are prepared to keep their reservation and only sign up if they are certain they can attend. Registration packages are available by calling (867) 668-7289 or visiting the KDFN Health Centre.


Please note: there is no child care during these camps. Parents are 100% responsible for the health and well-being of their children while attending. All activities are child friendly.Transportation from the Health Centre to Jackson Lake is available if needed.

Dates for the Family Camps are:
July 4 - 7
OR
July 10 - 13



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CONTACT INFORMATION

For more information or to request an application package, please call (867) 668-7289 or visit the KDFN Health Centre.

Preparing You for Your Class 7

Need your Class 7 Driver's License (Learner's), but would like some help studying for the test? Join us June 11 - 14 for study sessions at Kenädän Ku (#5 O'Brien Place) to prepare you for your class 7.

Morning Sessions 9:00 - 11:30 p.m.
The mornings tutorial sessions will guide you through the rules of the road.

Afternoon Sessions 1:15 - 3:45 p.m.
In the afternoons we will prepare you to take multiple choice tests, managing time & tasks, practical interventions for anxiety, updating your cover letter & resume, and practice with online Class 7 tests.


CONTACT INFORMATION

To register and for more info, contact Ann Jirousek (867) 633-8422 ext. 512 .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Softball Skills Training

Wednesdays starting May 22
3:15 - 5:15 p.m.
McIntyre Ball Diamond

Youth ages 5 - 18: Join us Wednesday afternoons for drop-in softball skills training at the McIntyre Baseball Field. Equipment and snacks provided!


CONTACT INFORMATION

Courtney Terriah at (867) 334-8717

KDFN Trust AGM for Beneficiaries

Tuesday May 28, 2019
5:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Nàkwät’à Kų̀ Potlatch House


The Kwanlin Dün Beneficiaries Trust is holding it's Annual General Meeting at Nàkwät’à Kų̀ for KDFN Beneficiaries and representatives of beneficiaries. Agenda includes Trust Annual Report, audited financial statements, and the opportunity to meet your trustees.


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CONTACT INFORMATION

Darlene Smith
(867) 633-7800 Ext. 620

Investment Training Session - KDFN Beneficiaries

Tuesday May 28, 2019
4:00 - 4:45 p.m.
Nàkwät’à Kų̀ Potlatch House


KDFN Beneficiaries (and representatives of Beneficiaries) are invited to an Investment Training Session before the Beneficiaries Trust AGM.


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CONTACT INFORMATION

Darlene Smith
(867) 633-7800 Ext. 620

After School Outings - Youth Recreation

Youth Ages 8-18: Join us Tuesdays after school for activities like mountain biking, visits to the Takhini Hot Springs and the CGC, and more!

Transportation provided, activities will be weather dependent.


CONTACT INFORMATION

For more information, please contact Courtney at (867) 334-8718

NEW DATE Community Meeting: Administration Building Design

NEW DATE May 27, 2019
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Nàkwät’à Kų̀ Potlatch House

KDFN Citizens: Join us for a 3D walkthrough presentation of the design of the new Administration building!


CONTACT INFORMATION

(867) 633-7833

McIntyre Field Sports - Youth Recreation

Mondays 3:15 - 5:15 p.m.
Starting April 29


Youth ages 5-18 : Outdoor games, activities and sports in the McIntyre ball diamond.


CONTACT INFORMATION

For more information, contact Courtney at (867) 334-8718

Post-Secondary: Info Sessions at Kenädän Ku

Join us at Kenädän Ku House of Learning to prepare for your future with information about Post-Secondary pathways and options!


CONTACT INFORMATION

Ann Jirousek (867) 633-8422 Ext. 512 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

Run Club - Youth 5 - 18

Fridays starting May 3
3:15 - 5:15 p.m.
McIntyre Baseball Field


Youth ages 5 - 18: Join us for running games and fun at the McIntyre Baseball Field on Friday afternoons!

Stay tuned to our Facebook page for any changes in start time or meeting place.


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CONTACT INFORMATION

Please contact Courtney Terriah at (867) 334-8718 for more information and consent forms.

Community Lands Youth Tour

Youth ages 5 - 18: Join us for a guided tour Thursday, May 23 from 3:45 - 6:00 p.m. to visit Kwanlin Dün First Nation Settlement Lands.

Limited space available, register now!


CONTACT INFORMATION

To register please contact Courtney Terriah at (867) 334-8718

Events Calendar - Winter 2019 Newsletter

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CONTACT INFORMATION

For more information, please call (867) 633-7800