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Tsiigehtchic, Northwest Territories (Canada)

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[Tsiigehtchic] image by Antonio Martins

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Description of the flag

The flag consists entirely of a landscape scene featuring a blue mountain rising from a low perspective green foreground of grassland; on the right side, a orange fox; above all, on the white sky, the lettering "Tsiigehtchic / Guichya Guich'in Country", set in a fantasy cursive typeface.

Tsiigehtchic (meaning "mouth of the iron river" and also known as Arctic Red River), with a population of 162 (as of 1996), is located at 6727'N lat. and 13344'W long., at the confluence of the Arctic Red River and the Mackenzie River. Local languages are Gwich'in and English, and the community belongs to the electoral district of Mackenzie-Delta and to land claim area of Gwich'in.
Antonio Martins, 3 July 2000