Dehcho Region

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The Dehcho region in relation to the Northwest Territories.

The Dehcho Region[pronunciation?] is one of five administrative regions in the Northwest Territories. The region consists of six communities with the regional office situated in Fort Simpson. All communities in the Dehcho are predominately Dehcho First Nations.

Communities[edit]

The Dehcho Region aincludes the following communities:

Community name[1] Translation[1] Governance[2] Population
2011[3]
% change
from 2006
Location
Fort Liard[4] Echaot'l Koe; people from the land of the giants Hamlet 536 -8.1% 60°14′27″N 123°28′11″W / 60.24083°N 123.46972°W / 60.24083; -123.46972 (Fort Liard)
Fort Simpson[5] Liidlii Kue; place where rivers come together Village 1,238 1.8% 61°51′47″N 121°21′18″W / 61.86306°N 121.35500°W / 61.86306; -121.35500 (Fort Simpson)
Jean Marie River[6] Tthedzehk'edeli; water flowing over clay First Nation - Designated Authority (TthedzehK'edeli First Nation) 64 -21.0% 61°31′33″N 120°37′38″W / 61.52583°N 120.62722°W / 61.52583; -120.62722 (Jean Marie River)
Nahanni Butte[7] Tthenáágó; strong rock Dene Band - Designated Authority (Nahanni Butte Dene Band) 102 -11.3% 61°02′02″N 123°22′50″W / 61.03389°N 123.38056°W / 61.03389; -123.38056 (Nahanni Butte)
Trout Lake[8] Sambaa K'e Dene Band - Designated Authority (Sambaa K'e Dene Band) 92 7.0% 60°26′33″N 121°14′43″W / 60.44250°N 121.24528°W / 60.44250; -121.24528 (Trout Lake)
Wrigley[9] Pedzéh Kñ; clay place First Nation - Designated Authority (Pehdzeh Ki First Nation) 133 9.0% 63°13′41″N 123°28′12″W / 63.22806°N 123.47000°W / 63.22806; -123.47000 (Wrigley)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Official Community Names
  2. ^ Differences in Community Government Structures
  3. ^ Canada Census 2011
  4. ^ "NWT Communities - Fort Liard". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  5. ^ "NWT Communities - Fort Simpson". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  6. ^ "NWT Communities - Jean Marie River". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  7. ^ "NWT Communities - Nahanni Butte". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  8. ^ "NWT Communities - Trout Lake". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  9. ^ "NWT Communities - Wrigley". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 

Coordinates: 61°51′47″N 121°21′18″W / 61.86306°N 121.35500°W / 61.86306; -121.35500 (Dehcho Region centred on Fort Simpson)