Yukon First Nations Party
|Yukon First Nations Party|
|Active territorial party|
|Leader||Gerald Dickson Sr.|
|Founded||September 6, 2011|
|Ideology||First Nation traditional laws|
|Seats in Legislature|
|Politics of Yukon
It was registered three days before the 2011 general election was called, by Gerald Dickson Sr., a member of the Kluane First Nation. Dickson created the party with the encouragement of several First Nation elders, who felt that their issues were not being heard. The party believes in sustaining the traditional laws of respect, honour, love, compassion, and harmony.
|General election||# of candidates||# of elected candidates||# of ridings||# of votes||% of popular vote||% of popular vote in contested ridings|
- Stasyszyn, Roxanne (September 9, 2011). "Yukon’s First Nations Party". Yukon News. Retrieved September 19, 2011.
- Stasyszyn, Roxanne (September 14, 2011). "Yukon Party snubs First Nation leaders". Yukon News. Retrieved September 19, 2011.
- Sander-Green, Nadine (September 9, 2011). "Yukon First Nations Party established". Whitehorse Star. Retrieved September 19, 2011.
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