The Aboriginal Consultation and Aboriginal Relations division promotes and advances
the Government of the Northwest Territories' commitment to develop and maintain
mutually respectful intergovernmental relations with Aboriginal Governments.
The core operations of the division of Aboriginal Consultation and Aboriginal Relations:
- Implement the GNWT's Aboriginal Government Engagement Strategy
- Support Intergovernmental cooperation agreements and meetings with Aboriginal Governments
- Support the Intergovernmental Council on Lands and Resource Management
- Aboriginal consultation support to GNWT departments
The Aboriginal Consultation and Aboriginal Relations division supports regular bilateral
meetings between GNWT Ministers and Aboriginal Government leaders, as outlined in
the negotiated intergovernmental cooperation agreements. This includes setting the agenda and ensuring that commitments made by Ministers and Leaders are tracked and followed up on in a timely manner.