The Sliding Hill. A person slides down using spruce bough only and when you slide right to the bottom of the hill you live a long life. However, when you slide towards the side the trail, you will have short life.
Yamǫǫ̀zha woke one morning at lhti...Read more
1998 Trails of Ancestors - Behchoko to Whati. It was a learning and growing experience. students and teachers saw their roles reversed. Elders passed on their wealth of knowledge, and also learn more about the Tlicho youth who would be leaders in the future.
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Wha Dǫ Ehtǫ K'è (Trails of Our Ancestors) - On July 29, 1995 five 22-foot canoes left Behchoko following the trails of their ancestors, retracing the river routes, visiting camp sites and villages where people lived through the ages.Read more on the Trails Of Our Ancestors here (PDF... Read more
Read the Tłı̨chǫ Yatıì Dictionary here!
The publication of a preliminary edition of the Tłı̨chǫ Dictionary in 1992 was an important event for the Dogrib Divisional Board of Education. The dictionary coincided with the graduation of the first teachers from the Kw’atindee Bino Community...Read more
For centuries the Tłı̨chǫ of the Northwest Territories have relied on an intimate knowledge of the land and its wildlife to survive. The Tłı̨chǫ lived in a yearly cycle of following traditional trails in birchbark canoes to the barren lands in the fall to harvest the caribou herd; and then...Read more
Read the Lac La Martre (Whatì) Reader Project on Bebı̀a (Baby) written in Tłı̨chǫ and English.Read Bebı̀a (Baby) here in PDF.
Project participants were:Archie Beaverho Joe Beaverho Gordon Breen Marien Breen Jim Martin Marlene Martin Bella Nitsiza Camila Nitsiza Mike Nitsiza... Read more
“Songs of the Tłı̨chǫ Drum Dance” is a recording of a special celebration of the New Year by accomplished northern drummers. This is a traditional time of excitement and happiness when people from all the Tłı̨chǫ communities come together in unity and togetherness. This recording showcases the...Read more
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...Read more
This Tłı̨chǫ landscape is known intimately to Tłı̨chǫ Elders. Trails, which are used year-round, provide access to a vast harvesting region, and link thousands of place names, each with a narrative of some form, sometimes many, inextricably bound to the place. Names and narratives...Read more