Table 1. Local historical change in southwest Yukon. CAFN = Champagne and Aishihik First Nations.

1890-1900 Klondike Gold Rush
1900-1910 Residential schools (north Yukon)
1910-1920 World War I
Fur trapping regulations applied to First Nations Peoples in the Yukon
1920-1930 Residential and public schools (southwest Yukon)
Gold discovery on Squaw Creek
1940-1950 World War II
Construction of the Alaska Highway
Creation of the Kluane Wildlife Sanctuary
Construction of the Haines Highway
Aishihik road and airport built
1950-1960 Construction of Haines to Fairbanks pipeline
1960-1970 Fuel spill on Dezadeash Lake
1970-1980 Pipeline closure
Creation of Kluane National Park
Aishihik Dam
1980-1990 Mine at Windy Craggy Mountain proposed
1990-2000 Spruce Bark Beetle outbreak
CAFN Land Claims and Self Government
Creation of Tatshenshini-Alsek Park
First Nations Sawmill
2000-2010 Shutdown of First Nations’ Sawmill
Radioactive water discovered at Champagne