Follow the Safe 6 + 1 and Chill

Shä̀w níthän, gùnáłchîsh, Mähsi’cho, Thank you to everyone who phoned in to report parties and violations of KDFN’s COVID-19 safe rules over the weekend. There are now active cases in the McIntyre community, and to keep everyone as safe as possible, we will ensure that parties are shut down. Now is not the time to…

Stay Safe and Take Care of Each Other

As we head into the long weekend, we ask everyone to stay safe and take care of one another. You may have heard Chief Bill asking people not to visit the KDFN community of McIntyre unless they’re working or there for an essential purpose. We want to make sure people know that if you come…

Message to the community

    Danchea. My name is Doris Bill and I am Chief of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation. I am putting out this message to Citizens and to the community because on Sunday, June 13, a COVID-19 outbreak was declared in Whitehorse. Since then, COVID-19 case numbers, including the highly contagious variant, have climbed at…

KDFN COVID-19 Precautions – Updated June 15, 2021 On Sunday, June 13, the Yukon government’s Acting Chief Medical Officer of Health declared a COVID-19 outbreak in Whitehorse. KDFN has updated its COVID-19 precautions appropriately. Click here for the current (as of June 15) pandemic guidelines for Citizens, staff and the KDFN government.

Beaver castoreum found on ancient throwing dart sheds new light on traditional hunting technology

Joint news release with the Government of Yukon, Kwanlin Dün First Nation and the Carcross/Tagish First Nation Link: https://yukon.ca/en/news/beaver-castoreum-found-ancient-throwing-dart-sheds-new-light-traditional-hunting-technology A new study, led by Kate Helwig and Jennifer Poulin at the Canadian Conservation Institute, has identified beaver castoreum as a component of the design and construction of a 6,000-year-old Yukon atlatl-throwing dart. As far as…

Natsékhi Kų̀ Health Centre Update

Starting tomorrow, June 11, Natsékhi Kų̀ Health Centre will return to having clients enter through the main doors. Clients will enter through the main door and will be screened in by our receptionist via intercom until buzzed through to the waiting room. Clients are still required to wear a mask and use hand sanitizer as…