Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council (YRITWC)

Presentation of the Organization

The YRITWC is an Indigenous grassroots organization, consisting of 70 First Nations and Tribes, dedicated to the protection and preservation of the Yukon River Watershed. The YRITWC accomplishes this by providing Yukon First Nations and Alaska Tribes in the Yukon Watershed with technical assistance, such as facilitating the development and exchange of information, coordinating efforts between First Nations and Tribes, undertaking research, and providing training, education and awareness programs to promote the health of the Watershed and its Indigenous peoples.

The YRITWC is an international organization with non-profit status in the U.S. and societal status in Canada. It has offices in both countries.


Yukon River Inter-Tribal Watershed Council

323 2nd Street

Unit A

Fairbanks, Alaska


United States of America

Phone: 907-451-2530

Fax: 907-451-2534

E-mail: jwaterhouse@yritwc.org

Website: http://www.yritwc.org

Resource Person(s)

Jon Waterhouse, Director