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Welcome to the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations government website

The Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (CAFN) is a self-governing First Nation with Traditional Territories in the Yukon Territory and northern British Columbia, Canada.

From the Community

Stay updated! Check this site for the latest news, event announcements, and opportunities within CAFN.

Champagne Modified Transfer Station 2015

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Welcome to Da Kų, – “Our House” – CAFN’s new cultural centre located in Dakwäkäda (Haines Junction), Yukon Territory.

Da Kų is a gathering place that recognizes and celebrates the cultural contributions and way of life of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations people – the places we come from, the traditions and languages we carry, and the arts we practice and perform.

Visitors are welcome to Da Kų for the opportunity to learn about and experience our culture.

Upcoming Events

Feb 28

Tenant Wisdom Training

February 28 | 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mar 01

Whitehorse Language & Sewing

March 1 | 5:30 pm - March 2 | 8:00 pm
Mar 02

Women’s Circle

March 2 | 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Suggest an event

If you are planning an event within the CAFN community that you’d like to share, please let us know. Use the form to submit the details of your event.


Learn more about Yukon’s Journey to First Nation Self-Government

Since 1995, 11 of Yukon’s First Nations have become self-governing, and account for more than half of self-governing First Nations in Canada.  The Mapping the Way campaign celebrates and raises awareness about Yukon First Nation land claims and self-government.

The Implementation Working Group has launched a new online resource that tells the story of Yukon’s Journey to First Nations Self-Government Agreements through video, audio and photos.


 Dave Joe, Elijah Smith, Frankie Jim and Kathy Birckel

Some of the key people who helped negotiate our agreements share their stories in their own words, including CAFN Citizen Dave Joe.


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