|The NWT Treaty Tribal 8 Corporation Mission Statement states:
'The NWT Treaty 8 Tribal Corporation represents four Akaitcho First Nations. They are: Deninu Kue, Dettah, Lutsel K'e, and Ndilo. Its primary function is to negotiate the implementation of the Treaty that was concluded in 1900. The basis of all negotiations is the implementation of the spirit and intent of the Treaty, based on the oral understanding of the Akaitcho Elders.'
The Dene of Akaitcho Territory live mostly on lands north, east and south of Great Slave Lake on approximately 480,000 square kilometres of traditional lands.
The Akaitcho Treaty 8 Chiefs are Chief Peter Liske, Dettah; Chief Darrell Beaulieu, Ndilo; Chief Robert Sayine, Deninu Kue; and Chief Archie Catholique, Lutsel K'e.|