GC, CYI and GY (Government of Canada, Council for Yukon Indians
and Government of Yukon).
Later that year, the Yukon Native Brotherhood and the Yukon Association of Non-Status Indians created the Council for Yukon Indians
(CYI) to negotiate land claims on behalf of Yukon First Nations.
In 1989, Gingell was elected chair of the Council for Yukon Indians
and was its chief negotiator in settling a number of land claims for the 14 First Nations of the Yukon.
Umbrella Final Agreement between the Government of Canada, the Council for Yukon Indians
and the Government of the Yukon.
Gingell has held the position of chair of the Council for Yukon Indians
, and was the first First Nations person appointed as Commissioner for the Yukon territory.
Later she moved into the finance department of the Council for Yukon Indians
. She also became a founding director of the Yukon Indian Brotherhood and the only woman on the Executive Council where she served as secretary-treasurer.
The RRSSC was to make management recommendations regarding Ruby Range sheep to the Yukon Fish and Wildlife Management Board, a body established under the 1993 Yukon Umbrella Final Agreement as the "primary instrument of fish and wildlife management" in the territory (Council for Yukon Indians, 1993:166).
Until that time, the government had refused to include sheep with moose and caribou as animals to which First Nation people had special rights in the event of the need to establish a Total Allowable Harvest as per 16.9.0 of the Yukon Final Agreement (Council for Yukon Indians, 1993:176 - 177).
About 50 people, including Council for Yukon Indians
chair Harry Allan and New Democrat member of the territorial Legislature Margaret Commodore, gathered at the finish line to watch Njootli finish.
In the land claims arena, the Council for Yukon Indians had launched its land claim and made significant progress at the negotiating table by 1978.
Pearson, and with the chairman of the Council for Yukon Indians, Harry Allen, before finalizing them.
Relations with the Council for Yukon Indians (CYI) were also strained early on.