Tribal Council

The mission of the Tribal Government is to exercise governmental authority to promote economic and social development, advocate and secure tribal rights, to secure tribal lands, to enhance educational opportunities and to protect traditional cultural values with a unified voice on behalf of its tribal members.

The Tribal Council members are the governmental leadership of the Gwichyaa Gwich’in Tribe. The Tribal Council consists of seven (7) members and is elected by a majority of the tribal voters.

Seat A: First ChiefNancy James                    Term 2020 – 2023
Seat B: Second ChiefMichael Peter             Term 2022-2025
Seat C: MemberCorrina Cadzow                 Term 2020 – 2023
Seat D: Member – Joshua Cadzow                 Term 2021-2024
Seat E: Member – Daphne Fields                    Term 2021-2024
Seat F: MemberMary Solomon                    Term 2022-2025
Seat G: MemberShannon Hardy                 Term 2021 – 2024

Traditional Chief: Steve Ginnis