Negotiations & External Affairs

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The Negotiations & External Affairs branch is tasked with ensuring Tŝilhqot'in rights and title are recognized and upheld within the territory.

NENDUWH GATEGHADINLH (Mission Statement)

  • Ch’an nighidẑelh, ʔelhelh nilt’i ʔeguh Tŝilhqot’in guzun jid teʔanajedut’ax.

NENDUWH JID GUẐIT’IN    (Vision Statement)

  • Tŝilhqot’in ʔeyen ʔEsggidam ch’ah nanajedetat’ih.

   

Objectives: The 8 Pillars

 

TŜILHQOT'IN GOVERNANCE

Full self-government for Tŝilhqot'in people
According to Tŝilhqot'in laws, institutions and values
 
STRONG LANGUAGE & CULTURE
Tŝilhqot’in members fluent in, and proud of, their language and culture
 
TŜILHQOT'IN MANAGEMENT OF LANDS & RESOURCES
Tŝilhqot’in management of the lands, resources and wildlife
Sustainable for future generations
 
HEALTHY CHILDREN & FAMILIES
Health indicators on par or better than non-Aboriginal communities
Programs delivered by Tsilhqot'in, based on Tsilhqot'in laws and values
 
HEALTHY COMMUNITIES
Standard of Living on par or better than non-Aboriginal communities
Adequate housing, clean water, roads, infrastructure, etc
 
JUSTICE
Education and support for Tŝilhqot'in communities
Innovative preventative strategies and alternatives
 
EDUCATION
Funding and outcomes on par or better than non-Aboriginal schools
Real opportunities for post-secondary education and training
 
SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC BASE
Sufficient and sustainable economic base to support the above outcomes

 

Values

  • Work as a team
  • Determined to succeed    
  • Grounded in Tŝilhqot’in culture   
  • Work for the people, driven by the people    
  • Transparent   
  • Work with utmost integrity
  • Innovative