For Immediate Release:

 Behchokǫ̀, NT

August 20, 2021 - At 6:05 p.m. on Friday, August 20, 2021 the Nomination Meeting for the Tłı̨chǫ Grand Chief Election officially closed.

The Chair of the Nomination Meeting has declared the following candidates for Grand Chief (in alphabetical order):

  •  Eddie Erasmus
  • Jackson Lafferty
  •  George Mackenzie


 The Tłı̨chǫ Nation will be going to polls in Behchokǫ̀, Whatì, Gamètì, Wekweètì and Yellowknife to elect their Grand Chief on Thursday, September 30, 2021. The position of Grand Chief is elected to serve a four-year term.


An Advance Poll will take place on September 17, 2021. There will also be a Special Mobile Poll, Voting in the Office of the Registrar and Mail-In Ballots to accommodate eligible voters that may not be able to vote on Election Day including: students, elders, travelers, the sick and the physically disabled, incarcerated individuals, and mine or camp workers.

This is the sixth Grand Chief election for the Tłı̨chǫ Government. The candidate elected for Grand Chief will be announced after the close of polls on September 30, 2021. More information about the election can be found on the Office of the Registrar website at www.tlichoelection.com.

-Registrar Gabrielle Mackenzie-Scott
Tłı̨chǫ Grand Chief Election 2021
Phone: (867) 669-0442
Email: tlichoregistrar@gmail.com

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