Framework Agreement

Framework Agreement

The objective of negotiations is to complete a Dehcho Final Agreement which clarifies and builds upon the existing Treaties by:

(a)       Implementing a Dehcho Government which will:

(i)        Make laws and deliver programs and services

(ii)       Be a public government based upon Dehcho First Nations customs and other Canadian laws and customs;

(iii)      Be the primary government for the delivery of programs and services to residents of the Dehcho territory within the Northwest Territories;

(b)       Describing intergovernmental relationships and jurisdictions;

(c)       Providing for certainty and clarity of rights respecting land, resources and governance; and

(d)       Providing for the use, management and conservation of land, water and other resources, including wildlife, fish and their habitat in the Dehcho Territory.

Framework Agreement

Framework Agreement Documents