Canadian Indigenous Communities & Mining Companies: Realities, progress and expectations

Bobbie Jo Greenland-Morgan

Grand Chief & President

Gwich’in Tribal Council

Bobbie Jo Greenland-Morgan is the Grand Chief and President of the Gwich’in Tribal Council. Prior to this, she worked for several organizations including the Government of the Northwest Territories, the Beaufort-Delta Education Council, the Gwich’in Renewable Resource Board, the Mackenzie Gas Project and the Yukon Government. She served the Hamlet of Aklavik as an elected council member and has sat on various boards and committees including Gwich’in Council International, GNWT Income Support Appeal Board, GNWT Education Renewal Communication Advisory, Porcupine Caribou Management Board, and the GTC Education and Training Committee.


The Gwich’in Tribal Council is a First Nations organization representing the Gwich’in people of Northwest Territories Canada, owning lands in Yukon and the Northwest Territories. GTC was created in 1992 with the final ratification of the Gwich’in Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement with the Government of Canada.

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