Save the Date - Advancing Indigenous Tourism Conference 2018

Save the Date - Advancing Indigenous Tourism Conference 2018

The Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism Association (YFNCT) is hosting the 2nd Advancing Indigenous Tourism Conference (AITC) on December 11th – 12th. The Conference aims to further discuss the growing opportunities in cultural tourism, address the challenges, and explore unique and alternative models to advance tourism in Yukon that best aligns with the needs and strengths of our communities.

Who Should Attend 

  • Cultural & Interpretive Centre staff
  • First Nation Leadership, Heritage & Economic Development Departments
  • Tourism Stakeholders eg. individuals working in cultural tourism, community and economic development, and education
  • Government tourism, culture & economic development staff
  • Anyone interested in developing a culture based tourism business or sharing culture through tourism

Keynote Speakers

We are building a roster of accomplished industry and cultural leaders to share their stories with you. We plan to highlight northern, national, and international stories and experiences.

Confirmed Speakers:

Kevin Eshkawkogan - Indigenous Tourism Ontario/Ontario Authentic Indigenous Moments

Clinton Belcher - Canadian Ecotourism Services

Conrad Browne & Davis Henderson – k’awat’si Economic Development Corporation

More to be announced 

Travel & Accommodation 

YFNCT will provide travel and accommodation for designated representatives from Yukon communities.

Information & Registration

Registration Fees: $125 / person

Gala Dinner on Dec.11th: $50

Please contact Alexis Hougen at or call 867-667-7698 ext. 205 if you have any questions. Registration forms will be available by October 19th.