August 16, 2019
Investments in public infrastructure in the Tłı̨chǫ Region
On August 13, 2019, the Government of Canada, and Government of Northwest Territories announced strategic investments in public infrastructure, which include the following projects in the Tłı̨chǫ Region:
- The Community Government of Behchokǫ̀ - The project will upgrade the Ko Gocho Centre to develop a Tłı̨chǫ Cultural Museum and a Rock climbing wall. This project will expand the range of cultural and recreation activities offered to the community. The museum will display and store many Tłı̨chǫ historical artifacts.
- The Community Government of What - The development of a cultural camp including meeting and kitchen space, sleeping cabins and trails. Community members will benefit from a facility that can host community events and gatherings.
- The Community Government of Gameti - Renovations to the community campgrounds, will include a new kitchen, new wood stoves, a new generator, a new dock, and structural, electrical and mechanical upgrades to the building.
- The Community Government of Wekweètì Improvements to the cultural camp will include landscaping, upgrades to the kitchen and existing cabins, as well as the construction of new cabins, a new gazebo and washrooms. This project will improve the community’s facilities and opportunities to learn about and share traditional Tłı̨chǫ cultural teachings, medicine, games, and crafts.