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The Norman Wells Land Corporation thanks the Norman Wells Renewable Resources Council for their support of on-the-land and cultural projects.

Past Projects:

A Dené and Métis Ways of Respecting the Land: Caribou Traditional Knolwedge Study

The Sahtú Renewable Resource Board, in conjunction with Native Studies and Natural Resources Institute in Manitoba, funded this workshop in July 2009. Facilitated by Deborah Simons and Rodger Odgaard, this workshop focused on local traditional knowledge of Mountain Caribou in the Palmer Lake area of the Mackenzie Mountains.

Mackenzie Mountain School Cultural Exchange

Last year, our Mackenzie Mountain School students have participated in an exchange program with youth from Ontario.  The NWLC has been involved by showing our Ontario exchange students what it’s like to live on the land in Norman Wells, as well as ice fishing at Kelly Lake for a day.

On Land Mountain Projects

We are honoured to take kids out in the mountains often and seen below are some pictures from recent trips. This program is offered to youth from Norman Wells and across the entire Sahtú region.

 

VISION STATEMENT

We will achieve social and economic self-sufficiency for the Norman Wells participants of the Sahtú Dené and Métis Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement (SDMCLCA) through strong self-governance, fair access and benefit agreements, good long term financial management and sound investment in local infrastructure.