nunavut inuit wildlife secretariat logolink to kivaliq wildlife boardlink to qikitqtaaluk wildlife boardlink to kitikmeot wildlife boardlink to wildlife policy advisory commitee

Article 5 of the Nunavut Land Claim Agreement identifies responsibilities and authority of designated wildlife organizations of which the Hunters and Trappers Organizations (HTO) and Regional Wildlife Organizations (RWO) are the main stake holders. Regional offices were set up to administer funds to the communities and support the regional Boards however problems arose because of lack of capacity, lack of exterior support, mismanagement and other factors. The Wildlife Secretariat was proposed as an alternative means of managing regional budgets and supporting regional Boards and community HTOs.