Kaska is the name of the language spoken by the people and also refers to the cultural group of First Nations peoples who have inhabited the region between the coastal and rocky mountain ranges of northern British Columbia and the southeastern Yukon since time immemorial.

The people of Liard First Nation comprise one of the five Kaska communities - two of which are in Yukon and three in British Columbia.

The Liard First Nation people inhabit a broad area in the southeastern Yukon and live predominantly in and around the present-day town of Watson Lake. The current population of Liard First Nation is approximately 1,200 members. 

The Liard First Nation main administration and executive offices are located in Watson Lake, Yukon.