Community Name: Wekweti (rock lake)
Former Name: Snare Lake
Land Claim Area: Tlicho
Electoral District: Monfwi
Member of the Legislative Assembly: Jackson Lafferty
Member of Parliament: Dennis Bevington
Senator: Nick G. Sibbeston
Chief Charlie Football
Dechi Laot'I Council
PO. Box 69
Wekweti, NT X0E 1W0
Location: Wekweti is located at 64'116'N latitude and 114'116'W longitude, 195 air km north of Yellowknife.
Population: 137 (NWT Bureau of Statistics, 2010)
Languages: Tlicho, English
Access: The community is accessible by air from Yellowknife year round (twice weekly) however during freeze-up and break-up the community is virtually inaccessible.
History: The name of this community changed in 1999. The community was not a permanent community until 1962 and prior to that, it was an outpost hunting camp. Today hunting, fishing and trapping are the major economic activities in the area.