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1997

On August 8, 1997 the Dogrib (Tłı̨chǫ) Treaty 11 Council carries Resolution #97-03 and #97-04  at the 6th Annual Assembly in Wekweètì.

Resolution #97-03 was carried unanimously in support of proposed self-government elements, and fully supports the Chief negotiator and negotiation team in... Read more
1997

The signing of the Dogrib Treaty 11 framework agreement with the federal government in late August (1996) was a first in the Northwest Territories. 

The agreement is historical because self-government will be negotiated at the same time as a land claim.

Scott Serson, deputy...

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1996

In June of 1996 six Tłįcho elders spent two weeks at Russell Lake outside Behchokǫ̀ in the NWT building a birchbark canoe. This project was captured on video which celebrates the rediscovery of lost skills and demonstrates the sharing of talents and effort that communities required to make a...

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1995

Wha Dǫ Ehtǫ K'è (Trails of Our Ancestors) - On July 29, 1995 five 22-foot canoes left Behchoko following the trails of their ancestors, retracing the river routes, visiting camp sites and villages where people lived through the ages. 

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1995

View the 53 minute video on St. Michael's Church Service taken on June 4, 1995. 

 

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1994

Chief Jimmy Bruneau School was built in Edzo, and opened in 1971 due to the perseverance of Chief Jimmy Bruneau and the community of Behchoko.  This also established the Rae-Edzo School Society, the first Indigenous run school board in Canada where the Tłı̨chǫ people had rights control of their...

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1994

After the breakdown of the Dene-Metis negotiations, individual groups began negotiating for their own land claims agreements. In 1991, the Sahtu Dene and Metis began the negotiations process. Later, the Gwich’n also began negotiations for their own land claim.

And in 1991, at an Assembly...

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1993

that the Dogrib Treaty 11 Council is directed to continue to negotiate a comprehensive claim and self government agreement - Resolution #93-05

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1993
Chief Jimmy Bruneau School Drummers

Drumming has been an important part of the music program at the school for many years. In 1993 our Chief Jimmy Bruneau School drummers traveled to Arizona in the United States of America and were asked to give performances at the Flagstaff Festival of the Arts...

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1992

Read the Tłı̨chǫ Yatıì Dictionary here!

The publication of a preliminary edition of the Tłı̨chǫ Dictionary in 1992 was an important event for the Dogrib Divisional Board of Education. The dictionary coincided with the graduation of the first teachers from the Kw’atindee Bino Community...

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