Explore the rich culture of Yukon’s First Nations people
Respect for the land, its creatures and the forces of nature, combined with a storytelling tradition, form the foundations of Yukon’s First Nations cultures. Explore our cultural diversity and connect with First Nations people across the territory.
Welcome to our land
The Yukon has 14 distinct First Nations, each with their own unique traditions and cultural heritage. We are trailblazers with respect to land claims negotiations and self-government.
Living cultures and traditions
In the Yukon you’ll find an unparalleled richness of First Nation artwork, craft, storytelling, music and dance. Visit traditional carvers in their studios, listen to elders tell the stories of their people and learn about the living history of Yukon’s first people.