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Naka Festival: Opening Ceremony

March 3, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Naka Festival

Join the Yellowknives Dene First Nation (YKDFN), the City of Yellowknife, and Government of the Northwest Territories as we open the week’s events and honour the land of the Yellowknives Dene, Chief Drygeese Traditional Territory. Emcee Lawrence Nayally will guide us through the afternoon as we open with a traditional prayer song and dance and hear about the legends behind Naka.

Here’s what you can expect at the opening ceremony. Please note that times are approximate.

Item Time Involved
Opening Remarks 2:00 p.m. Mayor Alty, Chief  Sangris
Traditional Prayer Song and Drum Dance 2:10 p.m. YKDFN Drummers
NAKA Legend 2:20 p.m. Fred Sangris
Story Telling 2:45 p.m. Katherine   Lafferty
Tour of YKDFN Exhibit 3:15 p.m. Fred Sangris

This free-of-charge event will be held Sunday, March 3rd from 2:00 to 3:30 pm at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre.

Details

Date:
March 3
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Whole Museum

Details

Date:
March 3
Time:
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Whole Museum