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 By Caitrin Pilkington  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Construction has already begun on the buildings, which are located near the Fort Simpson ski hill. The project is being completed by Nogha Enterprises, the First Nation’s economic development arm. Carpentry students from Arctic Response Canada are assisting at the site to gain experience. The facility will include a gazebo, a visitor centre, and five A-frame cabins and five tent platforms for rent. “It’s pretty-much like a hotel in the forest,” said community tourism coordinator Jonathan Antoine. “I think it’s about time for First Nations in the N.W.T. to be focusing on tourism and building these kind of tourism centres, because it promotes the culture and promotes self-determination.” Antoine and his predecessor in the role designed the project, which will include solar panels…

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