A PLACE FOR DENE THAT REFLECTS OUR CULTURES, LANGUAGES AND TRADITIONS.
Dene Nahjo is planning a Social and Cultural Innovation Centre to reflect Dene cultures with innovative interpretations of how culture can be expressed from site planning
Welcoming Spiritual Gathering Space:
A space where we gather to share resources, stories, legends, knowledge and skills.
Children's Space in the Centre:
Ensuring Dene knowledge is alive for future generations.
Seamless Relationship to the Land:
Sustainable building & environmental sovereignty.
Connected Creative Space:
Network with Indigenous peoples from around the world.
Traditional Harvesting Practices, Nazé:
Allows for year round traditional harvesting practices. With the facilities to properly store medicines and harvests.
Making Knowledge Alive:
Language immersion and Dene language signage, space for oral history.
Reciprocity and Revenue Generation:
Crowd sourcing projects, cultural tourism, co-op.