Preparing For The Sahtu Assembly

  The Sahtu  Secretariat Incorporated Assembly is taking place in Colville Lake from Tuesday, August 2nd to Thursday, August 4th.   The annual Assembly will discuss issues facing the North Slavey region of the…


CoF ’16 Wrap up

The Conference of the Federation wrapped up on Friday, and although premiers couldn’t come to a concrete decision on Carbon or health care, they did announce that they have come to an agreement on…


The Adventures of Hide Tanning 2

      Saniz Catholique, Summer Student of Dene Nahjo on the continuing process of Caribou and Moose Hide Tanning…   “We have caribou hides that are being scraped over the pole. What we’re…


Dene Leaders Meet in the DehCho This Week

Dene from all over are traveling to where the two rivers meet. Liidlii Kue Chief Jerry Antoine has sat around the circle since the days of the Indian Brotherhood. He says it’s an honour…


Northern realities on carbon

Carbon tax, carbon tax, carbon tax. It is the hot topic at the First Ministers meetings in Whitehorse. Talks continue with the Premiers regarding the imposition of the tax across Canada, and although the…





Whati Boater Rescued

People in Whati are rejoicing after members of their Canadian Ranger Patrol found Tony Williah alive. He was medevaced to Yellowknife around 6:30pm Tuesday evening, after being on an island near the Tlicho community…


The Jerry Cans lit up Cambridge Bay

The Jerry Cans lit up Cambridge Bay’s 2 day festival called KIA40. The Jerry Cans are a musical band from Iqaluit, Nunavut. The festival was celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Kitikmeot Inuit Association….




Peel River Surging

Trucks are rolling into town and stores are re-stocking their shelves again in Fort McPherson.  High water levels along the Peel River closed the crossing earlier this week on Tuesday. Newly elected Tetlit Gwichin…


CKLB Rewind: Folk On The Rocks

Aboriginal culture used to play a much more significant role at Folk on the Rocks. Inuit performer Attima Hadlari began participating at the Yellowknife festival in the early 1980’s: Take a look at Folk…