N.W.T. coalition distributes $1 million for on-the-land programming



a group of people posing for the camera: Gwich'in and Inuvialuit youth at the Regional Youth Council organized by the Gwich'in Tribal Council, an NWT On the Land Collaborative grant recipient.


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Gwich’in and Inuvialuit youth at the Regional Youth Council organized by the Gwich’in Tribal Council, an NWT On the Land Collaborative grant recipient.

The NWT On The Land Collaborative says it has doled out $1 million in funding this year to support projects meant to revitalize and strengthen connections to the land.

The coalition is made up of several organizations — including government, charitable and corporate groups. It’s meant to bring various partners together to make it easier for communities to access resources for on-the-land programming.

The funding this year went to support 55 projects across the territory, according to a news release from NWT On The Land Collaborative. The grants afforded ranged from $2,500 to $60,000. 

Some of grants went to the Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, to help fund a regional on-the-land literacy camp, and to the Dehcho First Nations, to support

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