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Urban Hide Tanning Camp

September 5, 10:00 am - September 15, 6:00 pm

Hide Tanning

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 5 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. Opening ceremonies will take place September 5 at 12:00 p.m.

Public Tours & Engagement Monday-Friday 10:00am-6pm
Open until 7:30pm Tuesdays


September 5, 10:00 am
September 15, 6:00 pm
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