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Lion People gave her power to heal

1979 news article on Madeleine Rabesca of Behchokǫ̀ by Hubet Johnson.  

I was walking in the bush and all of a sudden I heard a loud roar. I looked around and saw a big lion and his long mane blowing in the wind...In a few seconds, the lion turned into a man, and a woman was standing behind him in the distance. They were dark-skinned people but not Indian...He said he only want to give mt he power to make people well... I don't know why he chose me.

First Tłı̨chǫ Government Awards

The Tłįchǫ Government held the first Awards Ceremony on Thursday, January 14th at the Behchoko Culture Centre to celebrate 28 deserving recipients.

Out of the 28 recipients, nine were nominated for their accomplishments as Individuals and Tłı̨chǫ Way of Life.

Chief Executive Council also recognized nineteen individuals from 1992 to 2005 who were on the negotiating team, chiefs and elders for their dedication to the formation of the Tłįchǫ Land Claims and Self-government Agreement.

Each recipient received a certificate and Tłįchǫ Government award metal. 


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