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The City of Yellowknife calendar may not reflect all event cancellations and updates at this time. As the situation around COVID-19 continues to evolve, the City encourages residents and event organizers to follow the latest guidelines on public gatherings in Yellowknife. The health, safety and wellbeing of all community residents and our staff is the City's top priority. Find more information on what the City is doing on our COVID-19 page.

Cancer Peer Support Program - Dene Medicine Walk

Event Details


Join Lila Erasmus, of Naturally Dene, for an opportunity of healing time on the land and learning about traditional medicine plants around the Yellowknife River area. Over the course of this meditative walk, Lila will share her knowledge of the plants, how to pick them, recipes and traditional teachings on respecting the land.

This program is available to all NWT women who have experienced a cancer diagnosis or are a caregiver to someone with cancer. Registration is limited to 10 people and FREE for participants.

To register, please send an email and your phone number by June 9th  to 

 A Cancer Peer Support Facilitator will contact you to confirm your participation, COVID screening and review of COVID participation requirements. If you require transportation, please let us know when you register.

For information on this program or other supports provided by the NWT Breast Health/Breast Cancer Action Group, please contact one of our Board Members at or 867 446-2799.

Date and Time:

Saturday, June 12, 2021 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
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PO Box 1672 Yellowknife, NT X1A 2P3


Rosanna Strong, Co-Chair


867 446 2799





Hours of Operation

Winter Hours effective following the Labour Day Weekend
until prior to the Victoria Day Weekend (September to May)
Monday to Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Summer Hours effective following the Victoria Day Weekend
until prior to the Labour Day Weekend (May to September)
Monday to Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Mailing Address & Phone Numbers

Yellowknife City Hall
4807 - 52 Street, P.O. Box 580, Yellowknife, NT X1A 2N4

Switchboard - (867) 920-5600
Mayor/City Administrator - (867) 920-5634
Booking Clerk - (867) 669-3457
Municipal Enforcement (MED) - (867) 920-5630
After Hours (MED) - (867) 920-2737
After Hours (Public Works) - (867) 920-5699