Curtis Rattray’s Political Platform
Dzenes hoti’e, Nenh Gluadz ushyē, good day my name is Nenh gluadz. I am running for President of the Tahltan Central Government.
If elected as the President of the TCG, I will use my leadership strengths of building effective teams and lead these teams accomplish the political priorities outlined here. I will use Tahltan traditional leadership approaches of inclusiveness, unity, hard work, consensus decision making in creating teams of Tahltans to achieve these political priorities. I will then use Tahltan political influence to make changes for Tahltan Nation.
If you feel the political priorities that I aim to work on in the next 3 years is what you would like to see please vote for me as your next President of the TCG.
Child at the Centre
I have worked on these political priorities in the past and I have gained a lot of experience and I understand what we are up against. From my experience I have seen how the current situation we inherited has impacted our youth.
Currently, I am involved in youth programming, I have been able to accomplish a great deal with very little funding or support, I feel I can do so much more with the full weight of the Tahltan Nation.
I have talked in great detail with the youth and Tahltan citizens and I have gained a lot of ideas from them about how to approach these issues. I have the leadership skills, positive energy, team work, and vision to put the Child in the Centre.
Asserting the Tahltan Sovereign Right
Assert jurisdiction-based land ownership and assert Tahltan stewardship values that guarantees a bright future for future generations
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My goal has always been to protect our Sovereign rights as envisioned in the Tāłtān Declaration. To achieve this, I would like to hold dialogue sessions with community members and elders to find the best way forward and to focus on youth development, culture and language, responsive government, and critical land and wildlife issues.