Public Announcement - GONÀOWOÒK’Ę̀Ę̀ TS’EEDA GHA SÒǪ̀MBA

The Chief Executive Council of the Tłı̨chǫ Government have approved the 50/50 Program. This is to Support to Access Land Based Activities program. This program will assist 100 Tłı̨chǫ Citizens (Behchokǫ̨̀ 73, Whatı̨̀ 22, Gamètı̨̀ 15, Wekweètı̨̀ 10, Yellowknife 30) living in the four Tłı̨chǫ communities to make purchases of equipment such as skidoos, boats, trailers, chain saws, etc. allowing the applicants and their family members to get out on the land more to be engaged with our Tłı̨chǫ culture; harvesting, hunting, fishing and trapping. Fifty percent of approved purchases will be reimbursed up to a maximum of $10,000.00 per household on a first come first served basis. This program will accept purchases made in this fiscal year from April 1st, 2021 - March 31st, 2022.

Applications are to be completed in full (receipts and Bill of Sale documents attached) and emailed to dropped off at your local Community Presence Office or the head Tłı̨chǫ Government office in Behchokǫ̨̀.

Committee meetings will be held each Tuesday afternoon starting on Tuesday, August 27, 2021 to review applications. Approved applicants will review and sign a Contribution Agreement prior to any financial support being issued under this program.

For questions regarding this program, please contact Kirsty Bouvier at (867) 392-6381 ext. 1328 or Rene Mantla (867) 392-6381 ext. 1320 or contact your local Community Director.

Community Director:
• Behchokǫ̨̀ - Janita Etsemba (867) 392-6385, or (867) 447-0715
• Whatı̨̀ - Shirley Dokum (867) 573-3012 ext. 1403, or (867) 447-0734
• Gamètı̨̀ - Pamela Quitte (867) 997-3074 ext. 1503, or (867) 445-8529
• Wekweètı̨̀ - Adeline Football (867) 713-2511 ext. 1603, or (867) 447-0736

2021 50/50 Application Form PDF Fillable

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