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The Inuvaluit Game Council has provided responses to Round 1 Information Requests as follows:

Topic 1: Caribou Status

IRs to All Parties

1.1 Which kinds of caribou most concern you as a Party: ɂedǝ/ɂekwę́ (Bluenose West or Bluenose East barren-ground caribou), shúhtagoɂepę́ (Northern Mountain caribou), or tǫdzı (Boreal Woodland caribou)? Describe your main conservation concerns. (SRRB)

IRs to NWT Environment and Natural Resources

2.1 What development permits, licenses, interests and dispositions (including mineral claims) have been approved by the Government of the Northwest Territories or any other regulatory body in the Bluenose West range SB/01/02 since 2006 to the current date? (Colville)

2.2 How many caribou are being taken through outfitted sport hunting? (Tulı́t'a)

2.3 Do the ENR biologists know if the muskox are causing the caribou to move? Do they eat the same thing the same way or just ruin the habitat? (Tulı́t'a)

Topic 2: Hunting Law

IR to Inuvialuit Game Council (IGC)

2.8 Under the Inuvialuit Final Agreement, the IGC represents the collective Inuvialuit interest in all matters pertaining to the management of wildlife and wildlife habitat in the ISR. The IGC allocates Inuvialuit quotas among the six ISR communities. Please provide a description of the IGC’s approach to working with communities and ENR in hunting regulation.

Topic 4: Harvest Monitoring

IRs to All Parties

4.1 Harvest monitoring is recognized as a key component in effective harvest regulation. What is the most effective way to monitor caribou harvest in your experience? (SRRB)

4.2 Over the past year, Indigenous Guardian programs have come onto the national stage as part of Indigenous environmental governance systems. What role can Guardians play in harvest monitoring? (SRRB)

Topic 5: Participation, Education, Information

IRs to All Parties

5.1 Discussions among Member Boards of the Advisory Committee for Cooperation on Wildlife Management emphasize education and communication as priorities in achieving effective harvest regulation. What are your priorities for education and communication? (SRRB)