Welcome to Yale First Nation

Vision

The Yale First Nation is a self-governing community with the responsibility to steward our traditional lands, and promote, preserve and protect our languages and cultures. We are dedicated to improving the health, safety and well-being of our members by creating the conditions for greater health and prosperity at the individual, family and community levels.

Mandate

The mandate of the Chief and Council is to oversee the management of the business and affairs of the Yale First Nation. The Chief and Council will discharge this responsibility by developing and determining policy by which the business and affairs of the Yale First Nation are to be managed in accordance with our Inherent Title and Rights.

Values

In support of our Vision we will embody the following Values:

  • We remain grounded in our cultures, acting in the present and planning for the future.

  • We believe that honesty, reliability and integrity are critical to the establishment of healthy relationships.

  • We are forthright in our dealings embracing a philosophy of ‘do no harm’ when engaging with others

  • We role model respect and dedication through healthy two-way communication and a positive work ethic

  • We believe that we all have a role to play in the establishment of a healthy community

  • We strive for independence so that we are indeed self-determining and self-governing

     

Mission

In pursuit of our Vision the Yale First Nation will work cooperatively and collaboratively within the community, with First Nations and with others to:

  • Lobby and advocate for the full recognition of our Title and Rights;

  • Ensure a full suite of programs and services are available to our membership and wider community;

  • Acknowledge that wealth generation, the comprehensive management of our resources and the safeguarding of our assets are foundational to our success; and

  • Design tools and methods to position us for effective and efficient management and governance of all our affairs.

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2015-2020

June 2020 Newsletter