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2016

12th Annual Tłı̨chǫ Gathering and 16th Session of the 3rd Tłı̨chǫ Assembly, on July 5, 6 & 7, 2016 in Wekweètì at the Alexis Arrowmaker School Gym. 

The purpose of the Annual Gathering is to bring people together to share in the social, political, and cultural activities of the...

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2015

On August 4th, 2005, the Tłı̨chǫ Agreement came into effect and with it, the Tłı̨chǫ Government was established. It was an historic day for the Tłı̨chǫ. It has been 10 years now since the Tłı̨chǫ Agreement came into effect and time to celebrate our collective achievement.

Grand Chief...

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2015

Our ancestors have used sinew thread since the beginning of time and still use it to this day. People travelled long distances to hunt caribou for their muscle strip, which is the long, thick muscle from the back leg of the caribou that is made into sinew. The sinew is dried and woven by hand...

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2015

11th Annual Tłı̨chǫ Gathering and 6th Session of the 3rd Tłı̨chǫ Assembly, on July 7, 8 & 9, 2015 in Gamètì at the Commuity Government Hall. 

The purpose of the Annual Gathering is to bring people together to share in the social, political, and cultural activities of the Tłı̨chǫ. ...

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2015

The Tłįchǫ Government held the first Awards Ceremony on Thursday, January 14th at the Behchoko Culture Centre to celebrate 28 deserving recipients.

Out of the 28 recipients, nine were nominated for their accomplishments as Individuals and Tłı̨chǫ Way of Life.

Chief Executive...

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2014

10th Annual Tłı̨chǫ Gathering and 6th Session of the 3rd Tłı̨chǫ Assembly, on July 8, 9 & 10, 2014 in Whatì  at the  Johnny Nitsiza Cultural Centre. 

The purpose of the Annual Gathering is to bring people together to share in the social, political, and cultural activities of the...

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2014

In the early days, it is said, Raven flew from village to village making mischief and playing tricks on the animals who lived like people.

He stole dry fish off the racks and dropped dirty stones into drinking cups. He walked over people's faces when they were sleeping and tipped over...

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2014

Mǫwhì’s father, Ewaàghoa, was the first person to build a house at Behchokǫ̀. In the past, Tłı̨chǫ used to live at Nı˛hshìì (Old Fort Rae), an area on the shores of Great Slave Lake. There remain many gravesites and old houses at Old Fort Rae. Because of the challenges of travelling on Great...

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2014

Whatì is a place where conflict occurred long ago between the Tłı̨chǫ and the Chipweyan. It was Mǫwhì’s brother-in-law who was the first person to build a house in Whatì. The area has been a good trapping area – Whatì means ‘marten’. Nearby is the Nìı˛lı˛ı˛ (waterfall), where sometimes one can...

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2014

The father of the late Johnny Arrowmaker was the first to build a house at Gamètì. In addition to being an important place for caribou, it was also known as a fine place for furbearing animals and for its good fishing. There is also a fine whagweè (a sandy area) at Gamètì. Gamètì is named after...

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