Projects

A Celebration of Aurora and Culture Naka, Willideh for “Northern Lights.” The City of Yellowknife, together with Yellowknives Dene First Nation, the North Slave Metis Alliance, the Government of the Northwest Territories, and Northwest Territories Tourism, started an annual festival to celebrate the aurora borealis and Indigenous culture in the […]
MakeWay (formerly Tides Canada) is a public foundation that supports projects and partnerships focused on social and environmental change. MakeWay does this through providing funding, bringing together collaborators and supporting socially- and environmentally-focused projects on their shared platform. Recently, MakeWay sought to understand the state of community fisheries across the […]
The Gwich’in Council International (GCI) and the Sustainable Development Working Group (SDWG), with representatives from communities in the Arctic territories, were looking to show the connections between several working groups and their initiatives. The PlanIt North design team worked on an interactive poster and other graphic layouts to represent the […]
In February 2020, the Land and Water Boards of the Mackenzie Valley, the Government of Northwest Territories and Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada held a workshop inviting participants from across the NWT to gather in Yellowknife to share knowledge and perspectives, and build capacity among participants to engage with […]
“Is a business that produces and sells traditionally tanned hides economically feasible in Fort Good Hope, NT?” Following direction from the 2016 Fort Good Hope Economic Development Forum Final Report, Ne’Rahten Developments, the business arm of the Yamoga Land Corporation, retained PlanIt North to work in consultation with community members, […]
PlanIt North is working for the Délı̨nę Got’ı̨nę Government (DGG) with Heidi R. Wiebe Consulting to develop the Délı̨nę Community Land Use Plan. Since 2016, when the Délı̨nę Final Self Government Agreement came into effect,  DGG has jurisdiction over all lands within Délı̨nę community boundary. The DGG has prioritized the creation of a Community […]