Although it is a fairly comprehensive document, substantive issues still need to be negotiated. Detailed preparation is required before a final agreement can be signed and submitted to the recipients for approval by a vote. For example, there are important details about the structure of government and its relationship with the IRC that have yet to be confirmed. Similar agreements, such as a financing agreement, a tax treatment agreement and an implementation plan, must also be negotiated. To date, 11 First Nations have entered into self-management agreements. Eleven of Yukon`s 14 First Nations are self-administered. This means that First Nations have their own governments that have responsibilities, structures, resources and fiscal powers similar to other municipal or territorial governments in Canada. These First Nations are inspired by their final land agreements, their autonomy agreements and their constitutions. Inuvialuit autonomy is an indigenous model of self-management. It will not imply any role of public government in the agreement. The agreement will establish a practical way to implement the inherent right to autonomy and give the Inuvialuit the tools it needs to set its own priorities and make decisions about its future. By bringing decision-making closer to the Community, the programmes and services developed and provided can be better adapted to Inuvialuit`s needs. The Inuvialuit government will have a Constitution and will be accountable to its own citizens.

In July 2015, negotiations reached an important milestone when the three parties (CRI, government of Canada and government of the Northwest Territories) signed an Autonomy Agreement (PIA). The parties began negotiating the final agreement, the financial agreements and the implementation plan. A self-management agreement in the Yukon is signed by the Yukon government, the Government of Canada and the First Nation government. If each first nation reaches its final agreement, it also obtains a self-management agreement (SGA). This agreement emerges from Chapter 24 of the Framework Agreement and defines the powers, authorities and responsibilities of First Nation governments. The agreements provide funding that supports the provision of programs and services at the First Nation level.