Xaeli K'ogola (Marion Village), a collection of cabins at the north end of Indahk'eti (Marion Lake). Xaeli K'ogola was a thriving community at one time, until all the residents moved to more permanent communities in order to be closer to their children while they attended school. People still...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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...Read more
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.
Poster:Three boys... Read more
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...Read more