Sahtu Region

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Sahtu communities in the Northwest Territories

The Sahtu Region is one of five administrative regions in the Northwest Territories in Canada. The region consists of five communities with the regional office situated in Norman Wells. With the exception of Norman Wells the communities are predominately First Nations.

Communities[edit]

The Sahtu Region includes the following communities:

Community name[1] Translation[1] Governance[2] Population
2011[3]
% change
from 2006
Location
Colville Lake[4] K'áhbamñtúé; ptarmigan net place Settlement Corporation (Behdzi Ahda First Nation) 149 18.3% 67°02′18″N 126°05′32″W / 67.03833°N 126.09222°W / 67.03833; -126.09222 (Colville Lake)
Deline[5] where the waters flow Charter Community 472 -10.1% 65°11′12″N 123°25′18″W / 65.18667°N 123.42167°W / 65.18667; -123.42167 (Deline)
Fort Good Hope[6] Rádeyîlîkóé; rapids place Charter Community 515 -7.5% 66°15′31″N 128°37′43″W / 66.25861°N 128.62861°W / 66.25861; -128.62861 (Fort Good Hope)
Norman Wells[7] Tåegõhtî; where there is oil Town 727 -4.5% 65°16′59″N 126°50′58″W / 65.28306°N 126.84944°W / 65.28306; -126.84944 (Norman Wells)
Tulita[8] where the waters meet Hamlet 478 -5.3% 64°54′01″N 125°34′39″W / 64.90028°N 125.57750°W / 64.90028; -125.57750 (Tulita)

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Official Community Names
  2. ^ Differences in Community Government Structures
  3. ^ Canada Census 2011
  4. ^ "NWT Communities - Colville Lake". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  5. ^ "NWT Communities - Deline". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  6. ^ "NWT Communities - Fort Good Hope". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  7. ^ "NWT Communities - Norman Wells". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 
  8. ^ "NWT Communities - Tulita". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2014-01-29. 

Coordinates: 65°16′52″N 126°49′53″W / 65.28111°N 126.83139°W / 65.28111; -126.83139 (Sahtu Region centred on Norman Wells)