2017 Recipients

The 2017 Tłı̨chǫ Government Awards recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of remarkable individuals/companies/organizations to protecting, preserving and enhancing the Tłı̨chǫ Way of Life. This is the highest form of recognition Awards of the Tłı̨chǫ Government.

Chief Executive Council of the Tłı̨chǫ Government, have announced the 2017 recipients of the Tłı̨chǫ Government Awards. They are: 
Elizabeth Rabesca of Behchokǫ̀ for the Life Time Achievement Award.

 Bryan Lang of Behchokǫ̀ for Public Service, Politics, Law and Justice Award

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The Late, Charlie Zoe Nitsiza of Whatì for Active Living & Cultural Skills

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Therese Zoe of Gamètì for Education and Health

Photo coming soon. Mary Adele Football of  Wekweètì for Culture, Heritage and Spirituality


  • The Award Ceremony took place, during the Tłı̨chǫ Annual Gathering on Thursday, August 3rd at 5:00 p.m. in the Kǫ̀ Gocho Centre arena, in Behchokǫ̀.

Read the Tłı̨chǫ Government Award Recipients for 2017 news release here. ​

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