Dehcho

Introduction

feeding the fireAlso known as the Deh Gah Got’ine or the Slavey, the Dehcho are a part of the Dene Nation. Historically, the Dehcho lived and travelled along the Mackenzie River (called the Dehcho, or “Big River”) in the Northwest Territories of Canada.

The Dehcho today are represented by the Deh Cho First Nations Tribal Council, which is made up of 14 First Nations.

Other members of the Dene include the Chipewyan, Dogrib, Yellowknife and Sahtu Dene.

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