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South Slave Divisional Education Council unveils winner of 3rd Annual Children’s Storybook Contest

I Paddled Down the Nahanni captures the nature and peace of paddling northern rivers FORT SMITH, NT – The South Slave Divisional Education Council is excited to announce I Paddled Down the Nahanni by Denise Broomfield as the winner of the 3rd Annual Children’s Storybook Contest. The story follows the author on a canoe trip as she ponders the values instilled by the traditions and knowledge of the North. The story will be published as a dual-language book with text in English alongside Chipewyan (“T” Dialect) Dene Dedlıne Yatıe), South Slavey (Dene Yatıé), and Cree (nēhiyawēwin). The print book will also be reformatted as an ebook and made available on the SSDEC’s First Nations Storybook app

Three Feathers arrives on DVD in time for the holidays

English-only version of film now available, with multilingual version to come FORT SMITH, NT – The South Slave Divisional Education Council’s award-winning film Three Feathers is now available on DVD. Directed by Carla Ulrich (Ghost Town, Stolen Sisters) and based on the graphic novel of the same name by Richard Van Camp (The Lesser Blessed, Spirit, Moccasin Square Gardens), Three Feathers explores the power of grace and restorative justice in one Northern community. Three Feathers was filmed in Fort Smith, Northwest Territories, and is the first movie shot in four languages – English, nēhiyawēwin (Cree), Dëne Dédlıné Yatıé (Chipewyan), and Dene Yatıé (South Slavey). The film stars Davi

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