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Yukon Council of First Nations declares territory to be frack free

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Whitehorse, Yukon June 28th, 2013

''Today the Council of Yukon First Nations passed the following resolution:

"Be it resolved that the Council of First Nations calls on the Yukon Govt. to prohibit fracking in the Yukon and declares our traditional territories to be frack-free."

First Nation of Na-Cho Nyak Dun --Mayo Band submitted the resolution and it was seconded by the Ta'an Kwäch'än -Whitehorse-Lake Labarge First Nation.

The resolution was passed by full consensus of the general assembly of those present.

CBCNorth's @YukonPhilippe posted the following Tweets on the subject:

"Council of Yukon First Nations passes unanimous resolution, calls on #Yukon government to prohibit #fracking. #cbcnorth"

"Our territories frack free" declares resolution signed by 9 Yukon #aboriginal self-governments. #fracking#cbcnorth"

CBC North finally publishes it's story:

Yukon First Nations declare territory is 'frack free'
Resolution passed unanimously at annual general assembly
Posted: Jul 3, 2013 6:51 AM CT
Last Updated: Jul 3, 2013 7:46 AM CT

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