Indigenous Governments of the NWT

Tłı̨chǫ Government

For up to date contact information, please refer to the NWT Indigenous Government Directory

The Tłı̨chǫ Government is responsible for managing Tłı̨chǫ lands and resources, managing fish and wildlife harvesting on Tłı̨chǫ lands and education in Tłı̨chǫ language and culture. The Tłı̨chǫ Government is the governing authority on Tłı̨chǫ lands. The Tłı̨chǫ Government has the power to pass and enforce its own laws, enter into contracts, hold resources, receive tax revenues and manage rights and benefits for the Tłı̨chǫ citizens. 

Click here for more information about the existing Tłı̨chǫ Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement.

Tłı̨chǫ Communities

  • Behchokǫ̀

  • Whatì

  • Wekweètì
  • Gamètì


  • Tłı̨chǫ
  • English