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In the early days there were no Barren Lands. Trees covered the north from Rocky Mountains across the Inuit lands on Hudson Bay. In those days a great medicine man lived near Tòndeè, our Great Slave Lake. One day he...

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2014

Indigenous scholars have suggested that traditional knowledge unifies theory and practice and that it cannot be separated from a way of being and a way of doing. TK as a way of knowing is a method of reasoning that is most appropriate for complexity, as it seeks to make sense of diverse...

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2014

10th Annual Tłı̨chǫ Gathering and 6th Session of the 3rd Tłı̨chǫ Assembly, on July 8, 9 & 10, 2014 in Whatì  at the  Johnny Nitsiza Cultural Centre. 

The purpose of the Annual Gathering is to bring people together to share in the social, political, and cultural activities of the...

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2014

In the early days, it is said, Raven flew from village to village making mischief and playing tricks on the animals who lived like people.

He stole dry fish off the racks and dropped dirty stones into drinking cups. He walked over people's faces when they were sleeping and tipped over...

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Mǫwhì’s father, Ewaàghoa, was the first person to build a house at Behchokǫ̀. In the past, Tłı̨chǫ used to live at Nı˛hshìì (Old Fort Rae), an area on the shores of Great Slave Lake. There remain many gravesites and old houses at Old Fort Rae. Because of the challenges of travelling on Great...

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2014

Whatì is a place where conflict occurred long ago between the Tłı̨chǫ and the Chipweyan. It was Mǫwhì’s brother-in-law who was the first person to build a house in Whatì. The area has been a good trapping area – Whatì means ‘marten’. Nearby is the Nìı˛lı˛ı˛ (waterfall), where sometimes one can...

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2013

9th Annual Tłı̨chǫ Gathering and 1st Session of the 3rd Tłı̨chǫ Assembly, on August 6, 7, and 8, 2013 in Behchokǫ̀ at the Elizabeth Mackenzie Elementary School. 

The purpose of the Annual Gathering is to bring people together to share in the social, political, and cultural activities of...

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2013

Tłı̨chǫ Special Gathering, on February 13, 14 and 15, 2013 in Whatì at the Johnny Nitsiza Cultural Centre.

The purpose of the Annual Gathering is to bring people together to share in the social, political, and cultural activities of the Tłı̨chǫ. 

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2012

CBC Story - September 02, 2012 - For the first time in almost 20 years, kindergarten classes in Behchoko, N.W.T., are being offered entirely in Tlicho Yati, the language of the Tlicho First Nation people.

It’s a move parents hope will help connect their children with their culture...

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2012

8th Annual Tłı̨chǫ Gathering and 16th Session of the 2nd Tłı̨chǫ Assembly, on July 10, 11, and 12, 2012 in Wekweètì at the Alexis Arrowmaker School. 

The purpose of the Annual Gathering is to bring people together to share in the social, political, and cultural activities of the Tłı̨chǫ...

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