Celebrating 50 years of the GNWT

by Stewart Burnett - August 3, 2017

For Ernest Taylor Pokiak, the creation of the Government of the Northwest Territories in 1967 was a chance to progress his career. The Tuktoyaktuk-based elder had been working for the federal government in Inuvik since 1964. He recalls workers being offered the option to transfer to the territorial government when the GNWT was created, but…

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