Dene Nahjo Concludes Hide Tanning Camp

Dene Nahjo have concluded a three week hide tanning camp at Somba K’e Civic Plaza in Yellowknife. Throughout the month of July, people were invited to come and try the traditional practice of tanning…



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…