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Tłı̨chǫ Government Administrative Policy and Procedures

Date: January 1, 2018

Effective Date: January 01, 2018

Tłįchǫ Lands Claims and Self-Government Act

Date: May 27, 2014

This consolidation is current to May 27, 2014. The last amendments came into force on April 1, 2014.

Tłįchǫ Land Claims and Self-Government Act (Bill C14)

Date: February 15, 2005

This Government of Canada Act received Royal Assent February 15, 2005. This is the legislation approving the first comprehensive land claim and self government agreement in the Northwest Territories and the second such agreement in Canada. The agreement created the Tłįchǫ Government, which owns 39,000 square kilometers of land, including subsurface resources. The Tłįchǫ also receive approximately $152 million over 14 years, and a share of resource royalties from development in the Mackenzie Valley.  

Tłįchǫ Agreement - in English

Date: August 25, 2003

The Tłı̨chǫ Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement was signed on August 25 2003, exactly 82 years after Treaty 11 was signed by Chief Monfwi in 1921. The Agreement was signed by representatives of the Dogrib Treaty 11 Council, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and the Government of Canada. The Tłı̨chǫ Agreement is the first combined land claim and self-government agreement in the Northwest Territories.

Tłįchǫ Intergovernmental Services Agreement

Date: August 25, 2003

This Agreement between Canada, the Northwest Territories and the Tłı̨chǫ created the Tłı̨chǫ Community Services Agency, successor to the Dogrib Community Services Board. The Agency provides Education, Health and Social Services to the people of the Tłı̨chǫ, and is controlled by the Tłı̨chǫ. The inclusion of culture and language in the operation of these services is also covered. Services include those normally supplied by the Government of the Northwest Territories, as well as certain services provided by the Government of Canada, and education, health and social services developed by the Tłı̨chǫ Government.

Tłįchǫ Financing Agreement

Date: August 25, 2003

The Financing Agreement provides the money to run the Tłı̨chǫ Government. It also includes money for one-time costs like building facilities, buying computers and preparing new laws. . Every five years, the Financing Agreement will be reviewed to make sure activities are funded properly. In the future, if the Tłı̨chǫ Government earns enough money from its own revenue sources, it will reduce the amount needed to be transferred under the Financing Agreement. In this way, the Tłı̨chǫ Government will gradually become self-sufficient.

Tłįchǫ Implementation Plan Agreement

Date: August 25, 2003

The implementation plan is an agreement among the Tłı̨chǫ Government, Canada and the GNWT to make sure all the promises and commitments made in the Tłı̨chǫ.

Tłįchǫ Agreement - in French

Date: August 25, 2003

The Tłı̨chǫ Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement was signed on August 25 2003, exactly 82 years after Treaty 11 was signed by Chief Monfwi in 1921. The Agreement was signed by representatives of the Dogrib Treaty 11 Council, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) and the Government of Canada. The Tłı̨chǫ Agreement is the first combined land claim and self-government agreement in the Northwest Territories.

Treaty 11

Date: June 21, 1985

Signed by Chief Monfwi on August 22, 1921; Reprinted from Edition of 1926 by Edmond Cloutier.