I have considered relevant facts and submissions, even if they are not specifically identified in this document, and I am of the view that a decision to issue a mining lease, with an initial term of one year, will not significantly impact the Aboriginal rights and interests of the LBN and the YFN
. The applicant has fulfilled the requirements of the Mineral Tenure Act by completing a survey approved by the Surveyor General, posting a notice in the prescribed form in the office of the Chief Gold Commissioner, and publishing a notice in one issue of the Gazette and in local newspapers, as required.
Over the past three decades the governments of both Canada and the Yukon have moved towards actualizing policy developments with Yukon First Nations (YFNs), called Self-Government Agreements (SGAs) The journey towards this end is well documented in Canadian literature (for example, Fallon & Paquette, 2012).
Within each Self-Governing First Nation (SGFN), considerable attention is given to inclusion of principles that acknowledge the traditional decision-making institutions of YFNs and ensure that these are reinstated in institutional practices within contemporary forms of government (Tr'ondek Hwech'in, 1998).
YFN coordinator Nidza Vazquez admits most members are more interested in faith sharing than activism.
"Too often most of the responsibility falls on the woman for making change when children come into the marriage," says YFN member Laura Singer of Chicago, a 34-year-old stay-at-home mother of two.
Lane 1: YFN, 2: YMO, 3: YMM, 4: YYPO, 5: YGP, 6: YSJ, 7: YPA, 8: YWM, 9: YAP, 10: YBA, L-Ladder.
Caption: Gel profile of yeast isolates generated using ADH1 primer Lane 1: YFN, 2: YMO, 3: YMM, 4: YYPO, 5: YGP, 6: YSJ, 7: YPA, 8: YWM, 9: YAP, 10: YBA, L-Ladder.
Caption: Gel profile of yeast isolates generated using ADH3primer Lane 1: YFN, 2: YMO, 3: YMM, 4: YYPO, 5: Y GP, 6: YSJ, 7: YPA, 8: YWM, 9: YAP, 10: YBA, L-Ladder.
Instead, the 12 members of the Young Feminist Network (YFN) spent a week learning about the issues Mexican women face in society and in the church.
"One of the things we learned was how so many of these issues are related," says Joy Barnes, program director for YFN, which is a project of the Women's Ordination Conference.
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