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Tl’azt’en Nation’s CLANS

  • Beaver (Lhts’umusyoo)
  • Frog (Lusilyoo)
  • Cariboo (Granton)
  • Bear (Lohjeboo)


Tl’azt’en Nation is a strong healthy Dakelh community that celebrates and practices traditional uses as caretakers of the land.

The Mission of Tl’azt’en Nation is to:

  1. Recognize and honour Tl’azt’en cultural systems that include Elders, Keyoh Holder and Hereditary systems
  2. Build healthy communities through promoting Dakelh heritage and identity
  3. Oversee the operations, procedures, laws, powers and jurisdictions related to Tl’azt’en Nation and any other related activities arising from its mandate
  4. To promote, maintain, and protect Tl’azt’en Nation Rights and Title
  5. Motion: 2009.04.29


  • Executive Director: Renata Monk
  • Membership Clerk/Administration: Charlene Tom
  • Receptionist for the Administration Building: Open until filled 

The Executive Director oversees all Departments of the Nation namely: Administration, Finance, Education, Health, Social Development, Natural Resources, Public Works, Economic Development and Housing.

Administration Manager/Executive Assistant (Vacant) works for Tl’azt’en Nation’s Chief & Council as well as handles duties as Administration Manager and supervises the Membership Clerk, Receptionist and (4) Custodians.

Charlene Tom, Membership Clerk / Administration is our Membership Clerk and keeps track of births, deaths, wills/estates, name changes etc. Charlene has also been tasked with supervising the Receptionist and Custodians until an Executive Assistant/Administration Manager is hired.  Tl’azt’en Nation has 1600 members.

Tl’azt’en Nation is very fortunate in having dedicated, committed employees as all (3) staff in Administration are long term employees of the Nation.

Click here to view our organizational chart (PNG) updated January 2015