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Gwich’in Respond to Nihtat Gwich’in Letter

June 16, 2017

Gwich’in Respond to Nihtat Gwich’in Letter

Applications open for the 2017 YOUth MATTER! Conference

May 4, 2017

YOUth MATTER was created in 2016 to empower and inform our youth on the importance they are to our society.

'Determined' N.W.T. elders snowmobile to Old Crow, Yukon, 7-year-old grandson in tow

April 28, 2017

Ernest Vittrekwa turned 74 years old this month.

A Love Letter to the Land - Wade Vaneltsi

April 25, 2017

Wade Vaneltsi recently took up writing to voice himself after getting out of university. He is a part-time music ghostwriter, loves learning about his culture and connecting with the land, but also loves teaching the youth about traditional knowledge and our people’s history.

Governor General leads list of honorary degree recipients during Canada's 150th anniversary

April 18, 2017

We are pleased to share the news that Sharon Firth is among 12 individuals being awarded honourary degrees by the University of Alberta. Sharon will receive an honorary doctor of laws degree on June 14.

Congratulations Sharon, we are very proud.

Connectivity with the land and love required for land-based healing

March 16, 2017

Land based healing was one of the keynote discussions at day one of the On the Land Summit in Dettah.

Registration Open: The Next 40 Academic Conference

February 27, 2017

Registration is now open for the 2017 The Next 40 Academic Conference to be held in Inuvik March 27-March 31.

The theme this year is 'Culture, Language and Spirituality'.

Peel Watershed @ Supreme Court of Canada

February 21, 2017

On March 22nd, the Supreme Court of Canada will be hearing the Peel Watershed case.

The GTC is taking steps to livestream the Court in our boardroom in Inuvik for interested parties. More information to follow.

Winter 2017 GTC Newsletter

February 6, 2017
winter2017_gtcnewsletter.pdf

Are you a First Nations, Métis or Inuit grade 11 high school student who wonders what it would be like to study science at University?

January 4, 2017

Are you a First Nations, Métis or Inuit grade 11 high school student who wonders what it would be like to study science at University?

The Young Indigenous Leader Breaking Down the Barriers of Colonization

December 21, 2016

At 29, Jordan Peterson is the youngest-ever vice president of the Gwich’in Tribal Council in Canada’s Northwest Territories. We spoke to him as part of our “Emerging Leaders” series about how he wants Indigenous youths to embrace their culture while looking to the future...

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