Two new trainees will support KDFN fishery projects

Meet the two new additions to KDFN’s Heritage, Lands and Resources Operations team, Kluane Clarke and Errol Ekholm. As Fishery Technician Trainees, Kluane and Errol will help support KDFN’s Takhini River Chinook Salmon Sonar project and other fishery projects. They will also take training to support other KDFN programming. Errol EkholmMy name is Errol Ekholm.…

KDFN’S Education Support Coordinators

KDFN’s Education Support Coordinators–formerly called Community Education Liaison Coordinators or CELCs—help students, parents/guardians and school staff achieve student success. They do this by coordinating support and services that assist the student. They also ensure that students have access to cultural experiences both within and outside the school, by working with the KDFN Cultural Educator, Cynthia…

2021 General Assembly

2021 KDFN General Assembly Saturday, October 30 and Sunday, October 31, 2021 KDFN Citizens, please view the agenda here: TAB 1c Agenda_Oct 30_31 2021 If you have a GA Resolution you would like to put forward in advance, contact: Glenda Koh, Policy Analyst, Executive Council Office 867-633-7800 ext. 132 Glenda.koh@kdfn.net. There is a gift box…

The man behind the camera

Wayne Vallevand’s skills and quick thinking have taken him far throughout his career, and this summer they took him all the way to the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Photo courtesy of Wayne Vallevand. This summer, KDFN Citizen Wayne Vallevand went to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics as a camera operator for CBC. For the first 14…

What is the Yukon First Nation School Board?

KDFN is hosting two online info sessions delivered by Tosh Southwick of IRP consulting. We’ll talk about what it is, what it’s not, and explore some common questions. Both sessions will be the same. They will be online only. SESSION 1: Thursday, October 7, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. LOGIN LINK: https://zoom.us/j/99019123592 SESSION 2: Wednesday,…

From background extra to the big screen

KDFN Citizen Kiri Geen builds a career in Hollywood North By Skyler Isaac with files from Alexander Gatensby Photos courtesy of Luka Cyprian KDFN Citizen Kiri Geen says she got her first job in the film industry almost by accident. A friend was casting background extras—the people you see walking behind the main characters in…