Reciprocity: Dene Relationships with Fish


In this video, we explore the relationship between Dene people, fish and the lake, and the importance of harvesting and taking care of each other. We demonstrate how to harvest fish ethically and discuss the importance of the land. 

Acknowledgement Protocol

Please read this Acknowledgement before the start of this video to respect the knowledge that is being shared and the Land of the People where the knowledge originates:

We acknowledge that this was filmed on the territory of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation and was filmed during Dechinta's annual fish camp with YKDFN Elders. 

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Creative Team

Name Role/Job Title Place
Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning Yellowknife, NWT
Rainbow Coalition of Yellowknife Yellowknife, NWT
Thumlee Foliot Narrator Yellowknives Dene First Nation, NWT
Elders and Community Members of Yellowknife, Detah, Ndilǫ, and Fort Smith Northwest Territories
Morgan Tsetta Videographer/Editor, Morgan Tsetta Film & Video Vancouver, BC
Kelsey Wrightson Regional Lead, NWT Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning, Yellowknife, NWT

This video is about:

learning on-the-land on Tinde'e, Great Slave Lake
in: Yellowknives Dene First Nation, Chief Drygeese Territory, NT

Video Details

Length of Video 7:38 minutes
Is there content in this video that is inappropriate to show young children? No


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