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FVAW: Dettah/Ndilo

YELLOWKNIVES DENE FIRST NATION Will be hosting Family Violence Awareness Week events. 

Feeding of the Fire Ceremony and Blessing of both Communities: Oct 11, 2017 In Dettah at 4-6:30pm and Oct 13, 2017 in Ndilo at 4-6:30pm.  There will be drummers with opening ceremony and prayer songs, elder prayer and feeding of the fire, community blessing by Jim Lynn, Dinner and slide sow presentation.

October 19-26:
-There will be sewing classes doing traditional sewing. Ndilo Chekoa Program which is on Thursdays - to promote Dene Culture and traditional values by teaching women the traditional skills.
-Boys Handgames at the Ndilo Chekoa Program.  Boys will learn to traditional drum and sing and the rules of handgames to be involved with Drum Dances and Handgames Tournaments.

Oct 22, 2017: Dettah Sunday Brunch at 12-2pm at the Dettah Wellness Building. During brunch there will be board games.

To learn more about what will be happening in Dettah and Ndilo please contact Jennifer Drygeese for more information at (867) 920-2925. 

Earlier Event: October 16
FVAW: Sambaa K'e
Later Event: October 16
FVAW: Hay River