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City and Ta’an Kwäch'än First Nation Leaders Meet

Joint news release with Ta'an Kwäch'än First Nation

Post Date:04/11/2017

City and Taan Intergovernmental Forum - April 2017 

WHITEHORSE – An important intergovernmental forum between the City of Whitehorse and Ta'an Kwäch'än First Nation was held on Friday April 7th at City Hall.

City of Whitehorse Mayor Dan Curtis and Council met with Ta'an Kwäch'än Council Chief Kristina Kane, Council and senior management from both governments. This meeting was an opportunity to discuss common issues facing both governments and to collaborate on future initiatives.

This meeting reviewed land management processes and future opportunities for collaboration and recognition of language and culture.

This was the first intergovernmental meeting between the current Councils. The governments have agreed to meet annually.


“The City of Whitehorse is an important partner for the Ta’an Kwäch’än Council. We hope that by working closely with the City we can continue to improve this mutually beneficial partnership.”

Ta'an Kwäch'än First Nation Chief Kristina Kane

“This is an important opportunity for our governments to come together and learn from each other. Partnerships between our two governments benefit the entire community and I look forward to strengthening our relationship with the Ta'an Kwäch'än First Nation.”

Whitehorse Mayor Dan Curtis


 Jessica Apolloni      Myles Dolphin 
 Manager, Strategic Communications      Communications Officer
 City of Whitehorse       Ta’an Kwäch’än Council
 (867) 689-2848      (867) 668-3613 x 210