SELECTION OF INUVIALUIT LANDS
9. (1) Inuvialuit lands selected for conveyance on passage of the Settlement Legislation nave been selected from the lands traditionally used and occupied by the Inuvialuit as shown in Annex 3, unless otherwise agreed.
9. (2) Land selections by the Inuvialuit were based on the following criteria:
(a) lands of importance to the Inuvialuit for reasons or biological productivity or traditional pursuits, including hunting, trapping and fishing;
(b) areas that may be important to the Inuvialuit for the future development of tourism or that may offer other economic opportunities for the Inuvialuit;
(c) areas of importance to the Inuvialuit because of the production of the wildlife and protection of the habitat;
(d) historic Inuvialuit sites or burial grounds;
(e) any areas that might be used by new Inuvialuit communities to be created in the future:
(f) lands that do not contain proved oil and gas reserves;
(g) lands that were not privately owned and lands that did not constitute public works as of July 13, 1978.