This agreement has defined certain rights relating to land, resources and self-management, including government ownership of “39,000 km2 of land between Great Slave Lake and Great Bear Lake, including surface and subsoil rights, the ability to define its membership, known as the citizens` T-ch, jurisdiction over land and resources in the traditional territory of T-ch , and the creation of the Wek Ezh Land and Water Council and the Wek-Ezh Renewable Resources Council and part of the valley. [3] The word “Tl-ch” [tɬhĩtʃhõ] means dogrib. [2] In 2005, the T-ch nation ratified the T-ch` agreement. The agreement provides for and defines certain rights with respect to land, resources and self-management. CONSIDERING that the Tlicho, represented by the Dogrib 11 Treaty, the Government of the Northwest Territories and the Government of Canada signed the agreement on August 25, 2003; The Tlicho agreement stipulates that the Tlicho government will be responsible for matters related to its membership, culture, language and communities. The government will also be able to design and manage programs through agreements with territorial and federal governments that respect and promote the way of life. The agreement also guarantees the representation of the 20,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000 people. CONSIDERING that Tlicho, represented by Treaty 11 of Dogrib, negotiated an occupation and autonomy agreement between the Government of the Northwest and the Government of Canada to define and guarantee the Tlicho`s rights to land, resources and autonomy; CONSIDERING that on October 10, 2003, the Commissioner adopted a regulation in the Council of the Northwest Territories entitled “Tlicho Land Claims and Self-Government Agreement Act” that approves the agreement; The agreement was negotiated by the Dogrib 11 Treaty, the Government of Canada and the Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT). This is the first comprehensive land development and self-management agreement in the Northwest Territories.