On Friday, February 12, 2016 - Co-Chairs of the Yukon Regional Roundtable on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls read to the gathering and signed this declaration. Chiefs and other leaders have been invited to also sign the declaration.
A media event was held today, February 15, at the Kwanlin Dün Health Centre and the following communique was released.
L-R Minister Elaine Taylor, President Doris Anderson, Chief Doris Bill
Together with the three Co-Chairs the Advisory Committee includes:
Minister Elaine Taylor, Government of Yukon
Chief Doris Bill, Kwanlin Dün First Nation
Doris Anderson, Yukon Aboriginal Women’s Council president
Chief Carl Sidney, Teslin Tlingit Council
Dawson Mayor Wayne Potoroka, Association of Yukon Communities
Lorraine Netro, Assembly of First Nations Women’s Committee
Adeline Webber, Whitehorse Aboriginal Women’s Circle