Hot off the presses!
Attention: Inuvik Participants
The Christmas turkey vouchers are available for pick up at the GTC main office during the following dates:
Monday, December 02, 2019 – Friday, December 20, 2019
Monday, January 06, 2020 – Wednesday, January 15, 2020
We have another Gwich'in with their Doctorate Degree!
On September 30, the NCTR is partnering with APTN for a special even honouring Truth and Reconciliation at the Canadian Museum of History in Ottawa. This even will be broadcast as a special feature on APTN in the evening, and will include a ceremony to honour all those children who did not return home from Residential Schools.
Due to the passing of the late respected elder Annie Norbert , out of respect for the family and community of Tsiigehtchic, the Gwich’in Tribal Council Board of Directors have reschedule the Annual General Assembly to Saturday September 21st - Sunday September 22nd, 2019.
The Diamond Empowerment Fund was established in 2008 to assist youth in the diamond mining communities of the World. This fund is now available to youth living in the Northwest Territories and the Kitikmeot region of Nunavut.
The Gwich’in Settlement Corporation (GSC) is pleased to announce the creation of a Business Scholarship. This will provide two (2) registered Gwich’in participants enrolled in a post-secondary business program – with preference in Commerce, Management, Accounting or Finance - an annual scholarship in the amount of $2,500.00 per year.
GTC - GNWT - Memorandum of Understanding to Advance Economic Development in Gwich’in Settlement Area
Please find attached documents below to read full details:REMARKS by Grand Chief Memorandum of Understanding to Advance Economic Development in Gwich’in Settlement Area
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Funding Applications for post-secondary programs starting Fall 2019 are due July 15, 2019.
Applications can be found at http://gwichintribal.ca/resources/forms.
Gwich’in Tribal Council Supports Budget 2019 Indigenous Nation Reconciliation and Rebuilding Initiatives.
The Gwich’in Tribal Council (GTC) is pleased with the Government of Canada’s Budget 2019 range of initiatives that support reconciliation and Indigenous nation rebuilding.
GWICH’IN TRIBAL COUNCIL (GTC) COMMENTS ON COASTAL PLAIN OIL AND GAS LEASING PROGRAM DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT (LEASING EIS)
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.
Attention Gwich’in Participants living outside the Gwich’in Settlement Area, The Christmas Turkey Payments will be issued before December 15, 2018. If you need to update your address, please contact Danya @ 867-777-7900.
Thank you and Happy Holidays.