Sahtu Region

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Sahtu Region 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 predominantly First Nations.

Communities[edit]

The Sahtu Region includes the following communities:

Community name[1] Translation[1] Governance[2] Population
2016[3]
% change
from 2011
Location
Colville Lake[4] K'áhbamñtúé; ptarmigan net place Settlement Corporation (Behdzi Ahda First Nation) 160 5.63% 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 503 2.39% 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 569 8.08% 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 803 3.86% 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 500 2.00% 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 "Northwest Territories Official Community Names and Pronunciation Guide". Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Yellowknife: Education, Culture and Employment, Government of the Northwest Territories. Archived from the original on 2016-01-13. Retrieved 2016-01-13. 
  2. ^ "Differences in Community Government Structures" (PDF). Maca.gov.nt.ca. Retrieved 18 December 2014. 
  3. ^ "Gov. of Northwest Territories - Bureau of Statistics - Population estimates by community". 
  4. ^ "NWT Communities - Colville Lake". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "NWT Communities - Deline". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  6. ^ "NWT Communities - Fort Good Hope". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  7. ^ "NWT Communities - Norman Wells". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 
  8. ^ "NWT Communities - Tulita". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 29 January 2014. 

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)