Library and Archives Canada supports Northwest Territories and Yukon communities

Library and Archives Canada

Library and Archives Canada (LAC) will fund three projects submitted by local organizations in Northwest Territories and Yukon under the Documentary Heritage Communities Program (DHCP).

Since 2015, LAC has been providing $1.5 million annually to support projects that promote awareness of local heritage organizations, preserve their collections or make them more accessible. This year, 38 projects (including 30 new projects) from archives, libraries and documentary heritage institutions across Canada will receive support from LAC.

The following projects will be funded by the DHCP in Northwest Territories and Yukon in 2022-2023:

  • Cataloguing, Collection Management and Archival Planning: Gwich’in Tribal Council Department of Culture and Heritage (Gwich’in Tribal Council), Inuvik, Northwest Territories, $59,996;
  • Illaiqpik – Inuvialuit Game Council Traditional Knowledge Repository (Joint Secretariat), Inuvik, Northwest Territories, $59,649;
  • CYFN Archives Access Project 2022-23 (Council of Yukon First Nations), Whitehorse, Yukon, $50,220.

View the list of all recipients for 2022-2023.

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