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The Spectacular North! Special presentations on Thaidene Nene - the Land of the Ancestors

The Lutsel’Ke Dene First Nation and the Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society are pleased to invite you to join us for special presentations in Calgary and Ottawa about an incredible proposed protected area in the Northwest Territories: Thaidene Nene (the Land of the Ancestors). Come and learn about this magnificent, large and bountiful land around and beyond the East Arm of Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories.

Meet elders and others from the Dene community at the heart of this intact wilderness. Have the chance to learn about Dene culture. Hear about why this place is so special to famed Olympian Clara Hughes!

Find out how you can help make this unique conservation opportunity a reality by lending your voice.


Ottawa - May 7th at 7:30 PM
Canadian Museum of Nature
With special video appearance by Clara Hughes
Admission: Free, with suggested donation of $10

Wakefield - May 8th at 7:30 PM
Wakefield-La Pêche Community Centre
With special video appearance by Clara Hughes
Admission: Free

Calgary - May 9th at 7:30 PM (doors at 7:00)
Calgary Zoo in the Esso Auditorium
Special in-person appearance by Clara Hughes
Admission: $10 admission OR become a CPAWS member for $20

For details, visit CPAWS-Ottawa Valley and CPAWS-Southern Alberta.

For more information about Thaidene Nene, please visit