Spring hunt gets LKDFN youth out of the classroom and on the land

Serena Michel, 9, helping cook with Saniz Catholique. (Photo by Pat Kane)

Four students from Lutsel K’e Dene School spent about a week on the land near Ɂedacho Tué (Artillery Lake) in mid-March.

CKLB spoke with nine-year-old Serena Michel about her experience, and organizers about the importance of including on-the-land activities in education.

Listen to that story below.

All photos taken by Pat Kane, and courtesy of Jess Dunkin.

About the Author

Francis Tessier-Burns
Francis has been a general news reporter with CKLB since January 2019. Originally from rural Ontario, he first came to the NWT in 2016 as an intern with Up Here magazine and fell in love with the North. In his time with CKLB, he's had the immense pleasure and honour of learning about northern Indigenous cultures. Otherwise, you can find him hanging around the Legislative Assembly. If you have a story or want to chat, reach out to francis@cklbradio.com