The Sahtú Dené and Métis Comprehensive Land Claim Agreement came into effect on June 23, 1994.

As part of the Agreement, the Sahtú Trust was created by the seven financial corporations which receive settlement funds and royalties under the terms of the Agreement. The Sahtú Trust is managed by the Sahtú Secretariat Inc. on behalf of the financial corporations, and each financial corporation owns a portion of the Sahtú Trust as allocated on a per capita basis. For more information, go to