Data Protection

On May 25, 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into effect in the European Union (EU). It is a regulation that intends to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals from the EU, while addressing the export of personal data outside the EU.

The following settings allow you to disable certain features on this website that are known to record personal data.



The Department of Education, Culture and Employment is an agency of the Government of the Northwest Territories and as such is covered by the GNWT’s Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Text of the act and a directory of public bodies covered by it, is maintained by the Department of Justice. If you ask us a question that we cannot answer, we may forward your message to someone who can unless you specifically ask us not to.

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The content on this website was produced and/or compiled by the Department of Education, Culture and Employment for the purposes of providing the public with information about the culture and heritage of the NWT and the resources and services of the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Content on this site may be used for personal and private non-commercial use. Downloaded materials must not be modified, must retain any associated copyright or other proprietary notices, and must acknowledge the source of the material. Reproducing, using, altering, storing or transmitting the materials for any other purpose requires the permission of the Department of Education, Culture and Employment.


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