The Dene Tha’ (or People Common to the Territory, or Common Peoples) are divided into three separate communities located in Northwest Alberta – Bushe River, Meander River, and Chateh (formerly known as Assumption). Total acreage is 74,224. These reserves are accessible in different ways, such as winter road, road, water, and rail.
Today, approximately 1800 people live on the reserves and about another 600 live off the reserves. The predominant linguistic group is Athapaskan Dene. Governance is by a chief and an eight-member council all of who are elected by members via a custom electoral system.
Annual Operating Plan for Tolko Industries Ltd.
Treaty 8 Agricultural Benefits Claim update 2018
Deadline: December 31, 2018
Deadline: June 21, 2019
Term: Short Term
Deadline: October 22, 2019
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Deadline: October 25, 2019