Įłàà Katì Traditional Knowledge Festival and TEDx conference in Yellowknife September 19-2

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Traditional Knowledge

On September 19 to October 2, 2014, the Tłıchǫ Government, in partnership with the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre and the Canadian Polar Commission hosted a multi-event symposium to advance the understanding and uses of Traditional Knowledge in Canada’s North and in the nation as a whole.  The Festival comprised a number of inter-locking events: A traditional afternoon gathering in Behchokǫ̀ in honor of Aboriginal elders with a focus on the contributions of traditional knowledge to the structure and programs of the  Tłıchǫ Government, “TEDx Sǫǫ̀mbak’è”, a one-day TEDx event,  and a one-day scholarly symposium  at the Explorer Hotel in Yellowknife, a TK exhibition including booth displays, cultural demonstrations and a book fair and a mentorship program at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre for northern graduate students.  

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