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NWT Treaty 8 Tribal Corporation

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Aboriginal Corporation | Representative Body
Location:Northwest Territories, Canada
Summary Information:
The NWT Treaty Tribal 8 Corporation Mission Statement states:

'The NWT Treaty 8 Tribal Corporation represents four Akaitcho First Nations. They are: Deninu Kue, Dettah, Lutsel K'e, and Ndilo. Its primary function is to negotiate the implementation of the Treaty that was concluded in 1900. The basis of all negotiations is the implementation of the spirit and intent of the Treaty, based on the oral understanding of the Akaitcho Elders.'

The Dene of Akaitcho Territory live mostly on lands north, east and south of Great Slave Lake on approximately 480,000 square kilometres of traditional lands.

The Akaitcho Treaty 8 Chiefs are Chief Peter Liske, Dettah; Chief Darrell Beaulieu, Ndilo; Chief Robert Sayine, Deninu Kue; and Chief Archie Catholique, Lutsel K'e.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • Akaitcho/Tlicho Overlap Agreement
  • Akaitcho Treaty 8 Framework Agreement 2000 - Aboriginal Representative Party
  • Akaitcho Interim Measures Agreement 2001
  • Political Accord between Akaitcho Territory Dene First Nations and Government of the Northwest Territories 2000 - Aboriginal Representative Party
  • Treaty No 8
  • People
  • Akaitcho Territory Dene First Nations

  • References

    Resource
    NWT Treaty 8 Tribal Corporation Akaitcho/Tlicho Boundary Agreement
    Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2000) Akaitcho Treaty 8 Framework Agreement
    Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2000) Backgrounder: Stages of Present Negotiations among Akaitcho Dene First Nations, Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories
    Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2000) Akaitcho Treaty 8 Framework Agreement Signed
    Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2000) Akaitcho Territory Dene First Nations Framework Agreement Signing Ceremony
    Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs - Government of the Northwest Territories (2000) Minister's Statement

    Glossary

    Representative Body | Aboriginal Corporation (Australia)

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