Peter Johnston was elected Grand Chief of the Council of Yukon First Nations in June, 2016. Peter is a member of the Teslin Tlingit Council (TTC) and a member of the Yanyedi clan. Peter’s 12 years of service in Teslin Tlingit Council Government has provided him opportunities to sit in many capacities ranging from Education, Investments to Economic Development. He has several years of proven leadership abilities at the highest levels of First Nations Governance.
Peter is passionate about passing on his cultural teachings to his four children. He enjoys playing hockey, hunting, fishing and living a traditional lifestyle.