Message to Members about the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

March 15, 2020 Laird First Nation (LFN) Council has received an update along with other Yukon First Nations on Friday, from Pauline Frost, Yukon Minister of Health and Social Services, and Dr. Brendan Hanley, Yukon Chief Medical Officer of Health. As of March 15, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Yukon. The risk … Read more

Notice to all dog owners!

Please have all your dogs on a leash, tied up or fenced in. Please note: All dogs running free will be picked up and brought to Watson Lake Dog Pound. LFN Housing Department

COMMUNITY MEALS

COMMUNITY MEALS PROJECT IN WATSON LAKE DELIVERS FOR KASKA ELDERS Coinciding with National Nutrition Month in Canada, Liard First Nation and Watson Lake Community Hospital are celebrating the success of a joint pilot project serving over 600 nutritious meals monthly to over 40 Watson Lake-area Kaska elders  What started as a joint solution between Liard First … Read more

Match Making

NEW MATCH-MAKING SERVICE LAUNCHED BY LIARD FIRST NATION Liard First Nation’s Employment Services Office is offering a new labour-matching service to help Watson Lake area employers and community members to accomplish work, including one-time, short duration or temporary work. While LFN’s Employment Services Office is also interested in receiving traditional employment opportunities from the business … Read more

KASKA TALES

AVAILABLE ONLINE: KASKA TALES – A COLLECTION OF TALES & TRADITIONS BY JAMES TEIT KASKA TALES By James TeitPublished by: The Journal of American Folklore Summary:  The present collection of Kaska tales, together with another one of Tahltan tales, as collected by Mr. J. A. Teit in the seasons of 1912 and 1915 in the … Read more

LFN Language Instagram

Did you know … …Liard First Nation’s Kaska Language Department has a new Instagram account! The account will be used to share short videos to demonstrate pronunciation of Kaska words and phrases. Visit Instagram and search @guzagikeh or click here to go directly to the page: @guzagikeh

LUNCHTIME LEARNING SESSIONS

Language is one of several program areas that Liard First Nation is administering as part of its core operations. Among other language learning initiatives, the Language Department of Liard First Nation is offering weekly noon hour Kaska language learning sessions. The sessions include lunch and have been popular and are well-attended among Liard First Nation … Read more