Chief Richard Sidney

Mr. Sidney was born and raised in Teslin, Yukon.  He is wolf and part of the Yanyedi Clan and citizen of Teslin Tlingit Council.  He fluently speaks his traditional mother tongue Tlingit language.  Raised in traditional household being the oldest son of a family of 7 and currently a father of 3 grown children and has 2 grandchildren.  In July of this year he was elected the Nha Shade Heni of Teslin Tlingit Council.

Mr. Sidney was former Chief and has been involved in Land Claim Negotiations.  From 2001 to July 2016 he serviced as President of Tle Nax T’awei Group and has sat on Numerous Board and Committees.  He is a Strategic Thinker and highly skilled in Negotiation and Facilitation and is able to enhance partnerships on all levels.