Thaidene Nene Moves Forward: Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation Membership Approves Establishment
- Published on Feb 20 2019 |
CPAWS-NWT congratulates the Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation. On Monday February 18th, 88% of ballots cast by members supported the establishment of Thaidene Nëné. This vote is an important step in the protected area establishment process as it authorizes Chief and Council to sign Establishment Agreements with Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories to permanently protect Thaidene Nene under Denesoline, federal, and territorial law.
View the press release here.