A Proposal to Study Mechanisms for the Devolution of Power from the Territorial Government to the Dene Communities of the NWT

Regions: Sahtu Settlement Area, Dehcho Region, North Slave Region

Tags: social sciences, dene culture, self-government, needs assessment, devolution

Principal Investigator: Sprecher, Dawn (1)
Licence Number: 10173
Organization: Native Studies Program, Trent University
Licenced Year(s): 1990
Issued: Jan 01, 1990
Project Team: Self

Objective(s): To meet with MLA's for the Mackenzie Valley especially representatives for Fort Simpson and Fort Good Hope, Dene leaders, GNWT Government Leader, local community chiefs and council members to determine what method would best serve each community's need for self-government;

Project Description: The Researcher will conduct informal discussions and interviews with people in all levels of government specifically Native involvement at the Territorial and Community level. The interviews will discuss methods that would best serve each community's need for self government.