Gonàowòo – Our Way of Life

Edanet’e. Itoah siiyeh. Tlicho got’ine eyits’o dechinlaa got’ine gots’o ahte. My name is Itoah and I come from the Tlicho Nation and the treeline people of Denendeh. The land of the Dene, in the Northwest Territories of Canada. I have been taught my whole life...

AFC Statement – Q & A

AFC Contact: Itoah Scott-Enns Executive Director 205-5006 50th Avenue PO Box 2392 Yellowknife, NT, X1A 2P8 Email: director@arcticfunders.com Phone: (867) 444-2321   AFC Quick Facts Members: 11 Arctic Regions Supported: Alaska, Canada, Greenland, Sweden, Norway, Finland, and Russia Focus Areas of Support: Marine Stewardship, Land and Freshwater Stewardship, Leadership Development and Capacity Building, Community...

Learning the Dehcho Way in Denendeh

Our collaborative of funders is a primary driver of philanthropic support in the Arctic and very few of us are based in the North. To develop relationships with Northern communities, we need to establish reputation and trust, build networks, and find shared values. Most importantly,...

Connecting With Communities

They say there are seven degrees of separation between every person in the world. In the North, there are maybe two. Our small population and community networks mean that Northerners are very people oriented and are used to doing business face to face, even knowing...