About the Host


The Yukon FIrst Nations Hockey Association (YFNHA) successfully bid to host the 2019 National Aboriginal Hockey Championships in March of 2018.

YFNHA was created in 1973 to promote Aboriginal hockey for all ages and provide the opportunity for Yukon's First Nation athletes to compete with other Canadian provinces and territories in the sport. For more information on YFNHA, visit their website.

Host Committee

A team of volunteers will assist YFNHA in the organization and promotion of the 2019 NAHC.

Chair – Michelle Dawson-Beattie

Vice-Chair, Culture & Ceremonies – Tara Wardle

Vice-Chair, Finance – Karen Lepine

Vice-Chair, Marketing – Echo Ross

Vice-Chair, Venues – Keri Rutherford

Vice-Chair, Volunteers – Courtney Wheelton


Karee Vallevand

Megan Cromarty

George Arcand

Robb Andison

Denis Dejardins

Heidi Bob

Lael Lund