Authority Under UFA and Carcross/Tagish First Nation Final Agreement

Article Index


The Umbrella Final Agreement (UFA), reached in 1988 and finalized in 1990 is the overall ‘umbrella’ agreement of the Yukon Land Claims package and provides for the general agreement made by the three parties (Canada, The Yukon Government and Yukon First Nations)  in a number of areas. The Umbrella Final Agreement contains several main topics from which all of the remaining topics flow. These include land (Ch. 9), compensation moneys (Ch. 19), self-government (Ch. 24), and the establishment of boards and committees and tribunals to ensure the joint management of a number of specific areas (specific chapters).  The Carcross/Tagish First Nation Final Agreement includes the provisions of the Umbrella Final Agreement and the specific provisions applicable to the Carcross/Tagish First Nation. Go to the index on the right to access the agreement and specific chapters and sections pertaining to RRCs.