Tłı̨chǫ Investment Corporation
When the Tłı̨chǫ Government came into effect August 4, 2005, the Band Councils of Behchokǫ̀, Gamètì, Wekweetì and Whatì as well as the Treaty 11 Council business interests were brought together under the umbrella of Tłı̨chǫ Investment Corporation (TIC).
The Tłı̨chǫ Investment Corporation is owned by the Tłı̨chǫ Government for the Tłı̨chǫ people. TIC has a number of businesses and several joint venture partnerships with other groups and companies.
Tłı̨chǫ Investment Corporation & Group of Companies' goals include enhancing the economic self reliance, prosperity, and certainty for Tłı̨chǫ citizens by creating sustainable economic development. In addition TIC supports Tłı̨chǫ traditional economy, youth involvement in businesses and professional development activities wherever possible.
We are dedicated to quality service, safety and environmental protection, and to building alliances that are based on fairness and mutual respect.
Jasper Lamouelle, President & CEO of Tlicho Investment Corp., tells the story of what it takes to become a trusted mining supplier. But more than that, the interview is a riveting account of the Tlicho Nation's road to self-government; of past sacrifices for generations to come. It is about being strong like two people.
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Tłı̨chǫ History & Agreement
The Tłı̨chǫ Agreement was negotiated by the Dogrib Treaty 11 Council, the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT), and the Government of Canada. It is the first combined comprehensive land claim and self-government agreement in the Northwest Territories. In 2005 the Tłı̨chǫ Nation ratified the Tłı̨chǫ Agreement, a modern Treaty with the Government of Canada. The agreement provides and defines certain rights relating to lands, resources and self-government.
Some of the highlights of the agreement include:
Creation of the Tłı̨chǫ Government
Ownership of 39,000 km2 of land located between Great Slave Lake and Great Bear Lake including surface and subsurface rights.
The ability to define its membership know as Tłı̨chǫ citizens
Jurisdiction over lands and resources in the Tłı̨chǫ traditional territory.
The establishment of the Wek’éezhíi Land and Water Board and the Wek’éezhíi Renewable Resources Board
A share of mineral royalties from the Mackenzie Valley
For a copy of the agreement please refer to www.tlicho.ca.
For translation in the Tłı̨chǫ (Dogrib) language please visit: https://www.tlicho.ca/sites/default/files/A_Dogrib_Dictionary.pdf