Video series on Dene culture available online

A poster for Nahe Nahodhe: Our Way of Life. A video series produced by Dehcho First Nations.

A series of short videos produced by Dehcho First Nations on Dene culture, tradition and language is now available online.

The series called Nahe Náhodhe, translated to Our way of life, is the result of a six-day language gathering at Katł’o’deeche Dene Wellness Center.

The videos were created by Reel Youth videographers who documented the gathering, which took place in October.

Nahe Náhodhe is dedicated to the ancestors who deserve to be commemorated, said Dehcho Grand Chief Gladys Norwegian, in a press release.

“Our ancestors have shared values, tradition and culture through landbased experiences since time immemorial. We must continue to do our part to carry forward this shared knowledge,” Norwegian said.

The six videos are titled Dene Laws and Stories, Dene Laws, Moose Hide, Spruce Tree, Camp Setup and Plant Wisdom.

The videos are available through the Dehcho First Nations website at www.dehcho.org.

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