Tŝihqot’in Chiefs Speak at United Nations; Rangers Speak at Guardians Gathering in Ottawa


A Tŝihqot’in delegation presented at the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues in April in New York. Nits’ilʔin (Chief) Joe Alphonse’s speech outlined the importance of Indigenous knowledge during the climate crisis – specifically during wildfires and other emergencies.

In May, four Tŝihqot’in Rangers attended the National Guardians Network Gathering in Ottawa, including Bruce Lulua and Jimmy Harry Jr. who presented to the group on being a Ranger, the training required to be on land and water, and work with Government Agencies.

The Fisheries team has completed the installation of the temporary conservation hatchery at the Hanceville site, a key milestone in developing long-term conservation hatchery capacity in Tŝihqot’in Territory.

Read the full articles in the Tŝihqot’in National Government (TNG) spring newsletter, from which this content was abridged.

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