Former Member of Parliament and Chair of Sahtu Secretariat
Get the inside scoop on modern treaties in the Northwest Territories from Ethel and hear about her implementation role with the Sahtu Secretariat. Ethel also provides insight on how youth can get involved in their own treaties.
Brian MacDonald Citizen of Champagne and Aishihik First Nations, Yukon Assistant Deputy Minister of Aboriginal Relations, Government of Yukon
Dave Joe Citizen of Champagne Aishihik First Nations, Yukon Negotiator, Yukon Umbrella Final Agreement
Ed Schultz Citizen of Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation, Yukon Senior Analyst, Natural Resources and Environment, Council of Yukon First Nations (Involved in implementing the Yukon Umbrella Final Agreement)
Jordan Peterson Former Deputy Grand Chief, Gwich’in Tribal Council Director, Intergovernmental Relations & Governance, Government of the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation
Kim Smarch Citizen of Teslin Tlingit Director of Negotiations and Implementation for Teslin Tlingit Council
Kris Statnyk Citizen of Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, Yukon Lawyer and Advisor
Pamela Muir Former Public Service Commissioner, Government of Yukon
Robin Bradasch Citizen of Kluane First Nation, Yukon Negotiator, Kluane First Nation Final Agreement, Yukon Director of Governance, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs
Shelby Blackjack Citizen of Little Salmon/Carmacks First Nation, Yukon Manager, Implementation, Government of Yukon
Stephen Mills Citizen of Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, Yukon Deputy Minister, Government of Yukon
Tony Penikett Former Yukon Premier Involved in Yukon Umbrella Final Agreement Negotiations
Understanding Our Treaties is an initiative of The Gordon Foundation, a charitable organization dedicated to protecting Canada’s water and empowering Canada’s North. We seek opportunities to amplify underrepresented voices, elevate emerging issues, and collaborate with like-minded organizations to drive powerful, sustainable outcomes. This website and the Treaty Simulations have been developed in collaboration with our partners.