Carcross/Tagish First Nation

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The Carcross/Tagish First Nation is an Indigenous people in Canada's Yukon Territory. The Nation gained self-governance in 2005 and has since built a unique, participatory form of governance based in historical tradition and knowledge.

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Mission and Purpose

The Carcross/Tagish Nation gained self-governance in 2005.[1] Since that time they have been creating a system of governance that is rooted in their history and people. Each step of the way provides innovative and interesting examples of self-governance and democratic decision-making. They are gradually developing policies in a number of domains, including elders, finance, housing, temporary financial assistance, capacity, and personnel.[2]

Origins and Development 

Organizational Structure, Membership, and Funding

Specializations, Methods and Tools

Major Projects and Events

Analysis and Lessons Learned


See Also

Carcross/Tagish First Nation Self-Governance and Policy Making


[1] Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada. (2005). The Carcross/Tagish First Nation Self-Government Agreement.

[2] Carcross/Tagish First Nation. Departments.

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