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Yellowknife Event: Indigenous Conservation Leadership in Australia and Canada, Tuesday October 30

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Please join us for an evening discussion, along with MC Stephen Kakfwi, Francois Paulette, and special guests from Australia, to learn about indigenous knowledge and leadership in conservation management. Tuesday, October 30th at 7:00 pm. Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (Museum) Cafe, Yellowknife. Refreshments provided.

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Ni hat’ni Dene (“Watchers of the Land”) Youth Share Their Experiences

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The Ni hat’ni Dene are the Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation’s “Watchers of the Land”. Mandated to act as stewards of Thaidene Nene and host to visitors, they spend the entire summer traveling and living outside in order to caretake cultural sites, monitor the environment, and interpret the heritage of the Denesoline. The Ni hat’ni Dene youth share their stories …

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Lutsel K’e schoolkids wish Clara Hughes the best at the Olympics

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Go Clara Go! This past week, all of us in Lutsel K’e were excited to learn that Clara Hughes will be competing at the 2012 Summer Olympics for Team Canada, on the women’s road cycling team. Clara came to our community in the summer of 2010, at the end of an epic kayak trip from Yellowknife to the East Arm …

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First kayak descent of the lower Snowdrift River completed!

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This past weekend, John Blyth and Ben Linaker completed the first (we think) descent of the lower Snowdrift River in whitewater kayaks! The lower Snowdrift River, between Austin Lake and Stark Lake, tumbles rapidly down the MacDonald Fault in a series of rapids and falls. As one elder describes it, it is like “falling down a mountain”. This lower portion …

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