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Tłı̨chǫ Government releases film - Kǫ̀k’etı̀: Walking with Caribou

In collaboration with Trail Films, the Tłı̨chǫ Government has developed the film Kǫ̀k’etı̀: Walking with Caribou.

The film follows the journey of Ekwǫ̀ Nàxoèhdee K’è caribou monitors as they use traditional methods to travel across the land to watch over the Bathurst herd. The film focuses on the Tłı̨chǫ people’s relationship with the Bathurst caribou that migrate across Tłı̨chǫ traditional territory, and has been a source of food, clothing and cultural identity since time immemorial. However, in the last 30 years, the herd has declined from 480,000 to only 6200 animals. Climate change, predation, hunting and industrial development are all factors leading to the decline. Check out the link below to see the film.