Records include an evaluation of the NWT Literacy Strategy, a funding agreement for the construction of a francophone school in Hay River, and agreements related to scholarship and bursary programs for post-secondary students.Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment. Strategic and Business Services division
Records include chronos generated by the offices of Jackson Lafferty as Minister of Education, Culture and Employment; Dan Daniels as Deputy Minister (January to May); Gloria Iatridis as Acting Deputy Minister (May to August); and Gabriela Eggenhofer as Deputy Minister (September to December).Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment. Directorate
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The majority of the productions were developed between 1981 and 1995 from the Department's studio location in Yellowknife. Featured programs include "The Tube" and "The People." In addition, there are a variety of unique productions about northern subjects, traditional knowledge, and coverage of major political and social events in the Northwest Territories. There is also a selection of material that was produced for the Government of the Northwest Territories in order to inform residents about programs and services offered through various Government Departments.
The colour slides depict community buildings (schools, churches, hospitals), people, scenery, activities and special events in the following communities: Hay River, Fort Simpson, Fort Norman, Rae, Port Radium, Lac La Martre, Fort Good Hope, Fort Franklin, Fort McPherson, Tuktoyaktuk, Yellowknife, Coppermine, Jean Marie River, Fort Liard, Nahanni region, Aklavik, Fort Resolution, Fort Smith, Fort Providence, Wrigley, Fort Fitzgerald, Arctic Red River, Reindeer Station, Whale Cove, Norman Wells, Iqaluit and Rocher River. In addition, 19 black and white photographs show children and housing conditions in Yellowknife and on Latham Island in 1969. There are also several images of Rae that portray people, the church, Treaty time and Chief Susie Bruneau. The majority of the films were produced by the Government of the Northwest Territories for different departments; the subject matter of the films deal with Prohibition in the North, education, the Mackenzie Bridge and life in the North.
This material was generated by the renovation project of Our Lady of Good Hope, Roman Catholic Church in Fort Good Hope. The textual records include reports on the history of the building, its condition before and after the renovation, and the renovation work itself. The blueprints document the specifications for the renovation project. The majority of the photographs document the building itself; there are also copies of photographs of people in the community.
The audio recordings consist of an interview with D'arcy Arden recorded February 26, 2001 (2 cassettes) and one DAT tape recorded in April 1996 of George Blondin telling stories. The Darcy Arden interview deals with the early days of ice roads and his family history. The other recording is of George Blondin telling stories: Moose hunting, Netting Fish, Fishing Chat, Otter Medicine Legend, Setting Rabbit Snares, Trapping, Trapping chat, Caribou legend. The Blondin recording appears to recorded both in English and Slavey. The textual records appears to be an English translation of the Blondin stories.
One file consisting of correspondence, public consultation documents, reports, and other material related to the development of regulations under the Education Act. Most of the documents discuss regulations relating to private schools; other topics include home schooling and how student records should be kept.Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment. Policy and Planning division
Records include two briefing binders containing briefing notes for the Minister of Education, Culture and Employment for the 16th Assembly, 3rd Session.Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment. Policy and Planning division
Records include chronos generated by the office of Jackson Lafferty as Minister of Education, Culture and Employment, as well as records of the Residential Schools Interagency Committee, including minutes, presentation materials, correspondence, and documentation of travel and hospitality expenses.Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment. Directorate
Accession consists of a pamphlet of The Dogrib Caribou Skin Lodge exhibit that was displayed at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre in 1998. There is also a guide published in 1995 by Education, Culture and Employment on how to properly conduct oral traditions research. Additionally, there is a report on the Northwest Territories Heritage Training Needs Analysis Study in 1993.
Records include Minister's and Deputy Minister's chronos, files related to interdepartmental initiatives, materials from the department's Executive Committee, and a report on a review of the Official Languages Act.Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment. Directorate
The textual records include an English transcript of interviews conducted with Whati elders in 2001 on the subject of the fur trade. The sound recording, entitled 'Trading Among the Dogrib People', contains the interviews, which were conducted in Tlicho (Dogrib). Speakers include Alexis Flunki, Mary Madeleine Nitsiza, Jimmy Rabesca, and Louis Simpson. Topics discussed include trading with the Hudson's Bay Company, trapping, running errands, and the role of women in the fur trade.Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment (1992-present)
Records include photographs depicting the communities of Tungsten, Wrigley, Jean Marie River and Trout Lake. The slides were taken between 1981-1985 and show school classrooms, community buildings, people and scenery around the communities.Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment (1992-present)
The videos are entitled "Kittigazuit: The Lost Village" produced by the National Museums of Canada (Betamax), two videos produced by the Canadian Museum of Civilization entitled "From a Long Time Ago" (VHS) and "A Distance of Time" (VHS) that describe archaeological research in the Northern Oil and Gas Action Plan (NOGAP) and "Frozen in Time: The Franklin Mystery" (Umatic) which documents the exhumation of the Franklin graves on Beechey Island. This video was produced by Tinsel Media Productions.Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment (1992-present)
This accession consists of one NWT Arts Council poster.Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment (1992-present)
Records date from 1980-1997 and consist of minutes of meetings from Section Heads Staff Meetings, Cultural Affairs, Collections Committee, Exhibit Committee and Senior Management Committee (ECE). Records also include an annual report from the Public Records Committee and a file from the Records Management and Deputy Ministers Committee that includes comments from the NWT Archives. There are also promotional and development files from Education Services for events such as Heritage Day, Amazing Sundays and Open House, as well as files from the Geographic Names program including a decision paper about the program, as well as material concerning the transfer of the toponymy program from the Federal Government. Records also consist of a Heritage Training Assessment from the Museum Advisory Management section, a file concerning the reorganization of Culture and Heritage Division, strategic planning files and an Audit Bureau report on the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, as well as the response from the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre to the report.Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment. Culture and Heritage division (1992-1997)
This accession consists of records from the Language Bureau library. Most of the records were created by ECE and its predecessors, the Department of Education and the Department of Culture and Communications, but the accession also includes records created by the Department of Information, the Department of Justice, and various workshops and literacy programs hosted or coordinated by ECE and its predecessors. Records include reports on bilingual education, the curriculum from the Inuit perspective, interpreting in the NWT Courts, and literacy and language projects, including the Dene Standardization Project, the Arviat Language Research Project, and the Rae-Edzo Literacy Project; an operational review of the Language Bureau; curriculum guides, teacher’s manuals, kits and posters for K-12 language teaching, including the Dene Kede curriculum and other materials in Inuktitut, Gwich’in, North Slavey, South Slavey, Dogrib (Tłı̨chǫ), Chipewyan, and Cree; a classroom assistant training manual; the Language Bureau’s newsletter, Dene Yati; teacher’s and student’s manuals for the Language Bureau’s Cree Language Program; a syllabus for teaching Dene languages literacy; audio cassettes and a course outline from a North Slavey course produced by Arctic College; training manuals, terminology lists, and program review materials from the Interpreter/Translator Program; Chipewyan and Dogrib (Tłı̨chǫ) language lessons from the Teacher Education Program; and training materials for legal interpreters.Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment. Language Bureau
Records include photographs of school-oriented subjects such as classroom settings, school openings and events, awards presentations, and graduating classes dating from the 1980s and 1990s. Photographs also relate to departmental programs such as Arctic College, literacy programs, and special needs programs. The photographs are mainly of Yellowknife but also include photographs of school environments in Sachs Harbour, Fort Liard, and Fort McPherson.
The records date from 1992-1998 and consist of an options paper related to the reorganization of the cultural affairs program, as well as policy surrounding the program. In addition, there records related to the development of a brochure for the museum, policy and procedures for the community display area and one file related to exhibit development and gallery renovation.Northwest Territories. Department of Education, Culture and Employment. Culture and Heritage division (1992-1997)
Records date from 1992-2006, and consist of government publications, including department reports and curriculum materials. These include a curriculum guide for a French-second-language program, "stay in school" handbook and comic, a cultural places report, early childhood development initiative, framework, and action plan, reports on inclusive schooling, a NWT job resource guide, and strategic planning reports for the department.