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Teaching from Home

Sharon, like most community members, teaches traditional Dene life skills at home.

Sharon, like most community members, teaches traditional Dene life skills at home.

Survival Skills – Trapping – Harvesting

George Oudzi lives a traditional way of life, teaching others at the same time.  In this interview, he talks about his life on-the-land and how he teaches others how to fish, trap, and hunt, all the time using his ‘Native language’, which is North Slavey (Sahtúǫt’ı̨ne Yatı̨́).

George Oudzi lives a traditional way of life, teaching others at the same time.  In this interview, he talks about his life on-the-land and how he teaches others how to fish, trap, and hunt, all the time using his ‘Native language’, which is North Slavey (Sahtúǫt’ı̨ne Yatı̨́).

Hide and babiche instructors/teachers

Paula and Monique teach the process to making Babiche and preparing hides in the community.

Paula and Monique teach the process to making Babiche and preparing hides in the community.

School Teacher

Teaches elementary grades 5/6 students

Teaches elementary grades 5/6 students

Language Teacher

Classroom Language Teacher

Classroom Language Teacher

Local School

Open schooling through the use of many options and with the attempt to integrate local culture into the curriculum for all ages. Involving the community throughout school initiatives.

Open schooling through the use of many options and with the attempt to integrate local culture into the curriculum for all ages. Involving the community throughout school initiatives.