Whatì Northern Farm Training Workshop

Client Services Department held a Garden Planning Workshop training opportunity for the residents of Whatì, on January 16, 2019.   

10 participants who joined the workshop, which focused on an introduction to gardening, planning, food production, and the importance of soil and soil fertility.   

During the workshop there was also a presentation by Stella Quitte, a Tłı̨chǫ women from Gamètı̀, who shared her experiences working as a full time as a farmer/gardener. 

The event was made possible with funding by the Government of Canada's Skills and Partnership Fund in Partnership (SPF) with the Tłı̨chǫ Government’s Client Services Department and with the support of:

  • Community Government of Whatı̀

  • Tłı̨chǫ Government, Community Director of the Whatı̀, and

  • Kimberly Romie, who volunteered her time to prepare the healthy snacks

Other NFTI Workshops were schedule on:

  • Whatì on January 16, 2019

  • Gamètì on January 23 & 24, 2019

  • Behchokǫ̀ on February 6, 2019

  • Wekweeti - Febriary 13, 2019

The information shared during this workshop will be used to create specialized training manuals for the Tlicho Communities and used as part of the upcoming Farm Training being provided through Client Services and NFTI.

Funded by the Partnership Fund in Partnership with the Tłı̨chǫ Government’s Client Services Department.


For more information contact:

April Alexis, Whatı̀ Career Coach
Client service Department, Tlicho Government
PH:867-573-3012 Ext. 1411
Email: aprilalexis@tlicho.com


Catherine Mantla,
SPF Project/Executive Assistant, Client Services Department
PH:  867-392-6381 Ext. 1313



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