Address: Box 80, Old Crow, Yukon, Y0B 1N0
Email: email@example.com | Phone: 867-966-3034 | Fax: 867-966-3036
Renewable Resources Councils are a primary instrument for local renewable resources management as set out in the final agreements. Each Renewable Resources Council, acting in the public interest and consistent with their Final Agreement may make recommendations to the Minister, the affected Yukon First Nation, the Fish and Wildlife Management Board and the Salmon Sub-Committee on any matter related to conservation of fish and wildlife. Each Renewable Resources Council makes provisions for public involvement in the development of its decisions and its recommendations.
The Council’s jurisdiction is the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Traditional Territory which includes the community of Old Crow.
Authority: Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation (“VGFN”) Final Agreement, Chapter 2.12 and 16.6
Period: May 29, 1993 to present
The Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation and Yukon government each nominate 3 members and may each nominate 1 alternate member. An alternate member may participate in the work of the Council. Yukon government appoints 2 Co-Chairs who are then determined by the Council.
Appointment process: Ministerial appointment
Requirements: All nominees must be resident within the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Traditional Territory. A resident is a person who has long term familiarity with the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Traditional Territory and its renewable resources and who lives in Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Traditional Territory.
Term: 5 year term.
Meetings: The first Tuesday of each month from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the John Tizya Center in Old Crow.
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|Frost, Brenda||FN Alternate Member||04/13/2016||04/12/2021|
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