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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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2014

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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2014

The father of the late Johnny Arrowmaker was the first to build a house at Gamètì. In addition to being an important place for caribou, it was also known as a fine place for furbearing animals and for its good fishing. There is also a fine whagweè (a sandy area) at Gamètì. Gamètì is named after...

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2014

The location is on the portage between southend of Tikwo tì (Brown Water Lake) and Weyedii tì. Find portage on Maps.

The hill in the background is called Woyi hàkè. There is a long story of the creature that lived in the hill, who has been chased out to hills further east. 

The...

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2014

The area around Wekweètì was a common boat and sled route as the Tłı̨chǫ travelled towards the nearby barren lands every fall in search of migrating caribou. Wekweètì came to be seen as a perfect location for those who wanted to live a life more closely associated with the land and caribou....

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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. 

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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

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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