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With guidance from our Elders, Yukon First Nation Leadership and our Citizens, YNLC will strive to adhere to and achieve the strategic objectives and actions of the YNLC 2018-2021 Strategic Plan.

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  • Registration for Fall 2022 courses open August 1 – 21, 2022, for Yukon First Nations Language Proficiency Programs
    Fall 2022 course registration opens August 1, 2022, and closes August 21, 2022, at 4:00 PM. Fall 2022 courses run from September 12, 2022, until December 2, 2022. Course schedules will be posted on this page as they are finalized. Students are encouraged to register for courses even if the course schedule is not posted […]
  • Registration is open for Curriculum & Materials Development II – INLG 435
    The Yukon Native Language Center (YNLC) partners with the Simon Fraser University (SFU) and respective Yukon First Nations to offer a language learning program for students who wish to acquire conversational and literacy skills in a particular First Nations language, to teach this language in schools, or to enhance their language for cultural reasons or […]
  • Alphabet Charts
    Select an Alphabet chart by language: Gwich’inHänKaskaNorthern Tutchone Southern TutchoneTagishTlingitUpper Tanana
  • Mentor Apprentice Program Underway
    Last week, YNLC held our Mentor Apprentice Program (MAP) orientation. Pictured below are our Northern Tutchone participants. Elder Alyce Joe, Nika Silverfox-Young, Elder Lizzie Hall, Elder Eileen Fields and Deb Enoch. MAP allows students/mentors to connect with a fluent speaker in a structured weekly schedule over a number of weeks to share the language.
  • Registration is now open for Yukon First Nations Language Proficiency Programs – Summer 2022
    April 4, 2022 – INLG 433 & 434: Mentor-Apprentice Program I & II – This course supports focused language learning alongside a mentor/speaker in a specific Yukon First Nations Language. Applying ​best practices of life-long language learning, this student-driven course follows the interests of the learner over 40-hours of immersive and direct language learning with a mentor/speaker. […]

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INLG 433 & 434: Mentor-Apprentice Program I & II

This course supports focused language learning alongside a mentor/speaker in a specific Yukon First Nations Language. Applying best practices of life-long language learning, this student-driven course follows the interests of the […]