Gwich'in Leadership Work Together at Self Government Facilitated Session

March 29, 2018

INUVIK (March 29, 2018)  From March 26-28, 2018, the Gwich’in Tribal Council Executive, Grand Chief and Deputy Grand Chief, including Designated Gwich’in Organization (DGO) Presidents and councillors, and representatives of Chiefs and councils of the Indian Act bands in the Gwich’in Settlement Ar

Gwich'in Offices Closed - Afternoon of Monday, March 26, 2018

March 22, 2018

In celebration of the 2018 Muskrat Jamboree, the GTC offices in Inuvik, Fort McPherson and Yellowknife will be closed for the civic-holiday afternoon of Monday, March 26, 2018.

Regular office schedule will resume on Tuesday, March 27.

2018 Special Assembly Postponed

February 12, 2018

In respect of the Blake, Koe and Lennie families and the community of Fort McPherson, leadership of the Gwich’in Tribal Council has decided to postpone the 2018 Special Assembly on Self Government which was to be held February 13 and 14 in Fort McPherson.

Call for Expressions of Interest - GTC Advisory Boards

January 8, 2018


to Participate on Gwich’in Tribal Council’s Advisory Boards


2018 YOUth Matter! Conference Registration Open

December 14, 2017

Gwich'in youth (aged 12-29) are encouraged to apply to attend the 2018 YOUth Matter! Empowerment Conference in Fort McPherson this February.  Cover letters and completed applications should be sent to Tanya Snowshoe at

Registration Open for the 2018 The Next 40 Academic Conference!

December 1, 2017


Gwich'in Pleased with Supreme Court Decision on Peel Watershed Litigation

December 1, 2017

INUVIK (1 December, 2017) The Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in the Peel Watershed case on Friday, December 1, upholding the Trial Judge’s order quashing the Yukon Government’s approval of its own plan.

On The Land Collaborative - Call for Applications

November 20, 2017

What is the NWT On The Land Collaborative?

Recruitment: Gwich'in Language Mentor-Apprentice Pilot Project

October 26, 2017

The Gwich’in Mentor-Apprentice Pilot Project will support six (6) one-on-one teams including a language mentor and apprentice to complete one hundred (100) hours of immersion in the Gwich’in language between December 01, 2017 and March 31, 2018).  In the project a “mentor” (a fluent speaker of Gw

NWT Youth Ambassador Program - Call for Applications

September 11, 2017

About the NWT Youth Ambassador Program
• Opportunity to travel and volunteer at special events. Past events include: Arctic Winter Games, Canada Games, and the North American Indigenous Games.