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Dene Nahjo Urban Hide Tanning Camp

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Overview:

Dene Nahjo is excited to be hosting its second annual Urban Hide Tanning Camp, a two-week celebration of Dene art, culture, technology and history in downtown Somba K’e (Yellowknife) from September 4 to 15.

The camp will be held near the Somba K’e Civic Plaza and include caribou and moose hide tanning demonstrations led by Elders and instructors from across Denendeh using regional techniques, along with guest speakers, film nights, traditional games demonstrations by the Aboriginal Sports Circle and guided tours from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Tuesday nights will feature an Artists’ Market showcasing the many uses of traditionally tanned moose and caribou hides until 7:30 p.m.

For more information, visit denenahjo.com or follow Dene Nahjo on Facebook.


Date and Time:

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 10:00 AM - Friday, September 15, 2017 06:00 PM
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Category:

Community Events

Address:

Somba K'e Civic Plaza

Contact:

Heather Nakehk'o

Phone:

867-444-3363

Email:

denenahjo@gmail.com

Website:

www.denenahjo.com
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