Posts Tagged "akaitcho dene"

Western Tour: Yellowknife – No Ice on the Big Water

June 17, 2010

Yellowknife is on the northern shore of Great Slave Lake. Known as Tu Cho, or “Big Water” in Dene, it is the deepest lake in North America at 614 m, and the ninth-largest lake in the world, covering 27,200 km²….

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Western Tour: Yellowknife – Land of the Midnight Sun

June 16, 2010

At this time of year the sun literally never sets in Yellowknife and after a long, cold, dark winter it’s easy to understand why people may shun indoor events. Nevertheless, on Tuesday night a committed group of people chose to…

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Western Tour: Richmond, Vancouver and “the liquid continent”

June 14, 2010

Good afternoon, although it’s still very much morning here in Victoria. Francois Pihaatae, Ecumenical Animator on Climate Change for the Pacific Conference of Churches and one of KAIROS’ Southern partners, and I are travelling on the Western leg of our…

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