Dene Memorial

Dene Memorial


Churchill, Canada (CA)
The Sayisi Dene, (People of the East), are Chipewyan, a Dene First Nation Aboriginal peoples of Canada group living in northern Manitoba. They are members of the "Sayisi Dene First Nation (Tadoule Lake, Manitoba)" (58°42′43″N 98°28′50″WCoordinates: 58°42′43″N 98°28′50″W) and are notable for living a nomadic caribou-hunting and gathering existence.

In 1956, the Sayisi Dene residing at Little Duck Lake (at 59°24′46.09″N 97°44′1.2″W ) in northem Manitoba were relocated to Churchill. The relocation of the Sayisi Dene is viewed as one of the most grievous errors committed by the federal government.
The Sayisi Dene, (People of the East), are Chipewyan, a Dene First Nation Aboriginal peoples of Canada group living in northern Manitoba. They are members of the "Sayisi Dene First Nation (Tadoule Lake, Manitoba)" (58°42′43″N 98°28′50″WCoordinates: 58°42′43″N 98°28′50″W) and are notable for living a nomadic caribou-hunting and gathering existence.

In 1956, the Sayisi Dene residing at Little Duck Lake (at 59°24′46.09″N 97°44′1.2″W ) in northem Manitoba were relocated to Churchill. The relocation of the Sayisi Dene is viewed as one of the most grievous errors committed by the federal government.
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Links: en.wikipedia.org, www.portraitsofthenorth.com
By: Mike1989

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