Accession G-2022-012 - Northwest Territories. Department of the Executive

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Northwest Territories. Department of the Executive

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  • Textual record
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  • Source of title proper: Title based on creator of records.

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  • 1899-1995, pred. 1983-1995 (Creation)

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3.58 m of textual records and 4 maps

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This accession consists of textual records relating to the Aboriginal (Indigenous) affairs function of the Department of the Executive. The records document Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) involvement in various land claims, including those with the Dene-Metis, Sahtu, Gwich'in, Inuvialuit (COPE), Tunngavik Federation of Nunavut (TFN), and Makivik organizations, intergovernmental interactions on the federal/provincial/territorial level, and the interactions of the Aboriginal Relations and Constitutional Development division with other GNWT departments. The records include policies and directives, agreements (including drafts), comments and responses, legal opinions, implementation worksheets and plans, briefing material, financial records, Financial Management Board submissions, meeting materials, correspondence, proposals, applications, discussion, decision and option papers, land use planning records, records of recommendation and decision, court documents, reports, communications plans, a job description, maps, speaking notes, news releases, and reference material.

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Arranged by Archivist according to original file classification numbers. A group of unnumbered files remains at the end arranged roughly by creator, then chronologically.

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  • English
  • Inuktitut

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  • Unified Canadian Aboriginal Syllabics
  • Latin

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Documents in Syllabics are limited to files 10-4, 10-12, and 12-1.

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Access restricted under the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

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Copyright held by the Government of the Northwest Territories.

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