The Mining department at the TNG coordinates engagement between Tŝilhqot’in communities and all mining proponents within the Tŝilhqot’in territory. The Mining Department coordinates review of and engagement for mineral, oil and gas exploration and development proposals within Tŝilhqot’in Territory.
The Mining Department works closely with the communities and Proponents to ensure that Tŝilhqot’in values are respected at all stages of exploration, and assists with negotiations when proponents seek to develop projects in the Territory.
Gibraltar Mine Ltd. is located 60km north of Williams Lake within the Tŝilhqot’in territory and the caretaker area of ʔEsdilagh First Nation. It is the second largest gold copper mine in Canada. For more information, please go here.
Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) has been the subject to two proposals for a Gold-Copper mine. For more information or to donate to the fight to protect this sacred site, please go here.