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Deline First Nation Government

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Canadian Aboriginal Government
Location:Deline District, Northwest Territories, Canada
Alternative Names:
  • Déline First Nation Government
  • Summary Information:
    The Deline First Nation Government (DFNG) is an Aboriginal public government which comes into existence on the Effective Date of the Deline Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle for the Sahtu Dene and Metis of Deline 2003 (AIP). At that time it will replace the Deline Dene Band and the Deline Charter Community. The AIP recognizes both the legislative and administrative powers of the DFNG in areas which include citizenship, language and culture, education, local services and elections. The government is composed of a Government Leader (the ?Ehkw'atide), a Main Council of 8 - 12 members, an Elders Council and a Justice Council. The Main Council is the legislative body of the government.

    Related Entries

    Agreement
  • Deline Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle for the Sahtu Dene and Metis of Deline 2003 - Signatory
  • Organisation
  • Deline Dene Band
  • Deline Land Corporation
  • People
  • Sahtu Dene People
  • Metis People

  • References

    Resource
    Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs - Government of the Northwest Territories (2003) Deline Self-Government Agreement-in-Principle for the Sahtu Dene and Metis of Deline

    Glossary

    Canadian Aboriginal Government

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