The Ełèts’ehdèe-Katimaqatigiit-Nihkhah Łatr’iljil (gathering in Tłı̨chǫ, Inuvialuit and Gwich'in, respectively) is Hotıì ts'eeda's annual gathering. The event is a space for partners, community members and researchers to meet and connect, learn about Hotıì ts'eeda and share information about health research in the NWT.
Planning is underway for the 2021 Ełèts’ehdèe-Katimaqatigiit-Nihkhah Łatr’iljil, which will be held virtually in fall 2021. The theme will focus on the implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) in the Northwest Territories.
The 2020 Ełèts’ehdèe-Katimaqatigiit-Nihkhah Łatr’iljil theme was Climate Change, Human Health, and Youth. The online event was held Sept. 29-Oct. 2, 2020. It included plenary panels on health and health research topics, storytelling and sharing about ongoing projects and issues in the NWT. It also included small learning spaces to connect with cultural knowledge holders and researchers across disciplines and regions.
The 2020 Ełèts’ehdèe-Katimaqatigiit-Nihkhah Łatr’iljil final report is available here.