The stories and legends in this book were identified by Elders from all four Tłı̨chǫ communities through a project spearheaded by the Tłı̨chǫ Community Services Agency Education Department.
13th Annual Tłı̨chǫ Gathering and 1st Session of the 4th Tłı̨chǫ Assembly, on August 1, 2 & 3, 2017 in Behchokǫ̀ at the Kǫ̀ Gocho Centre
The purpose of the Annual Gathering is to bring people together to share in the social, political, and cultural activities of the Tłı̨chǫ.... Read more
12th Annual Tłı̨chǫ Gathering and 16th Session of the 3rd Tłı̨chǫ Assembly, on July 5, 6 & 7, 2016 in Wekweètì at the Alexis Arrowmaker School Gym.
The purpose of the Annual Gathering is to bring people together to share in the social, political, and cultural activities of the...Read more
On August 4th, 2005, the Tłı̨chǫ Agreement came into effect and with it, the Tłı̨chǫ Government was established. It was an historic day for the Tłı̨chǫ. It has been 10 years now since the Tłı̨chǫ Agreement came into effect and time to celebrate our collective achievement.
Grand Chief...Read more
Our ancestors have used sinew thread since the beginning of time and still use it to this day. People travelled long distances to hunt caribou for their muscle strip, which is the long, thick muscle from the back leg of the caribou that is made into sinew. The sinew is dried and woven by hand...Read more
11th Annual Tłı̨chǫ Gathering and 6th Session of the 3rd Tłı̨chǫ Assembly, on July 7, 8 & 9, 2015 in Gamètì at the Commuity Government Hall.
The purpose of the Annual Gathering is to bring people together to share in the social, political, and cultural activities of the Tłı̨chǫ. ...Read more
The Tłįchǫ Government held the first Awards Ceremony on Thursday, January 14th at the Behchoko Culture Centre to celebrate 28 deserving recipients.
Out of the 28 recipients, nine were nominated for their accomplishments as Individuals and Tłı̨chǫ Way of Life.
Chief Executive...Read more
The father of the late Johnny Arrowmaker was the first to build a house at Gamètì. In addition to being an important place for caribou, it was also known as a fine place for furbearing animals and for its good fishing. There is also a fine whagweè (a sandy area) at Gamètì. Gamètì is named after...Read more
The location is on the portage between southend of Tikwo tì (Brown Water Lake) and Weyedii tì. Find portage on Maps.
The hill in the background is called Woyi hàkè. There is a long story of the creature that lived in the hill, who has been chased out to hills further east.
The area around Wekweètì was a common boat and sled route as the Tłı̨chǫ travelled towards the nearby barren lands every fall in search of migrating caribou. Wekweètì came to be seen as a perfect location for those who wanted to live a life more closely associated with the land and caribou....Read more