Ta`an Kwach`an Council Self-Government Agreement
2. Where the members of the First Nation known as the Ta`an Kwach`an Council are recognized by the Governor of the Council or by a court of competent jurisdiction as a group within the meaning of the India Act before the coming into force of the First Nation`s Self-Government Agreement, the group so recognized shall be considered to be the predecessor of that First Nation within the meaning of this Act. 5 (1) Self-management The agreements signed on May 29, 1993 by Champagne and the Aishihik First Nations, the Nacho Nyak Dun First Nation, the Teslin Tlingit Council and the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation come into force on the day this Act comes into force. Land claims and self-management in the Yukon are the result of hard work and determination on the part of a number of pioneers. The trial began in 1902, when the Kwach`an heir chief, Jim Boss, wrote urgently to the Superintendent General of Indian Affairs: „Tell the king very hard that we want something for our Indians because they are taking our country and our game.“ Yukon First Nations Self-Management Act The Umbrella Final Agreement is the framework within which 11 out of 14 Yukon First Nations have reached a final claims settlement agreement. All provisions of umbrella`s Final Agreement are part of any Final Agreement of the First Nation. 4 The purpose of this Act and orders of the Governor made under this Act to council is to enforce self-government agreements with First Nations. 8 (1) The Constitution of a First Nation set out in Schedule II prevails, in accordance with its self-management agreement, that it prevails, that the Ta`an Kwach`an Council signed a Yukon Land Claims Agreement in 2002. White River First Nation, Ross River Dena Council and Liard First Nation are the remaining Yukon First Nations that have no agreements. The Kwäch`än Council signed on April 13, 2002, it became a self-governing First Nation. 6 (1) Upon the coming into force of a First Nation`s self-government agreement, the First Nation shall, subject to § 21 and 22, present the rights, title, interest, obligations, assets and liabilities of its predecessor, and that volume ceases to exist . . .