The Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) submitted comments to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) regarding the scope of the Coastal Plain Oil and Gas Leasing Program Environmental Impact Statement on June 18, 2018. In our letter submission at that time we emphasized our fundamental concern about the threat to the Porcupine Caribou Herd posed by the prospect of the United States BLM proceeding to implement an oil and gas leasing program in the Coastal Plain area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska.
The Gwich’in Tribal Council is seeking a highly-motivated individual to fill the position of Health, Wellness, and Research Capacity Summer Student in Inuvik, Northwest Territories. This position is part of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) funded Hotıì ts'eeda; Northwest Territories Support for People and Patient-Oriented Research (SPOR) and Trials Units. SPOR Units are a core element of Canada’s national strategy for patient-oriented research under the CIHR.
GTC is seeking a highly-motivated individual to fill the position of Director of Lands and Resources in Inuvik, Northwest Territories. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Director, Lands and Resources ensures compliance with the Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement (GCLCA) and is responsible for the overall protection, management and reporting related to the Gwich’in Settlement Region’s natural environment, including the protection of water quality, land resources, fisheries and wildlife habitat, cultural and heritage resources licenses, permit conditions, relevant legislation, regulations, directives, policies and procedures.