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G-1993-007 · Accession · 1960-1986
Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Culture and Communications fonds

These records document the museums and heritage activity of the Government of the Northwest Territories. They provide evidence of the functions of the Northwest Territories Historical Advisory Board, the Northwest Territories Heritage Council, and the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Included are documents from the Archaeological and Historic Sites program, Education and Extension program, Territorial Plaquing program, Exhibits program, Museum grants, NWT Archives, and Archaeological Permits. The records consist of correspondence, reports, minutes, policy, procedures, regulations and a few photographs that remain in the original files. Also included are files on various conferences such as the Canadian Conference on Historical Resources, the Northern Museums Conference, and Committees such as the Interdepartmental Committee on Archaeology, the Canada-NWT Consultative Committee on Parks and the Museum Advisory Committee.

Northwest Territories. Department of Culture and Communications. Museums and Heritage division
G-1999-059 · Accession · 1969-1992
Part of Northwest Territories. Department of Culture and Communications fonds

Many of the records were created when the division was part of the Department of Justice and Public Services, and some date back to earlier predecessors such as the NWT Historical Advisory Board. Records include files related to archaeological and land use permits, minutes of staff meetings, reports and publications, museum policies, support for community heritage related efforts, and special projects such as the Trapline - Lifeline exhibit.

Northwest Territories. Department of Culture and Communications. Museums and Heritage division