Join Bobby Drygeese of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation on the shores of Great Slave Lake at Akaitcho Bay for some of the best Aurora Borealis viewing just outside of Yellowknife. Watch the shimmering northern lights from the comfort of a heated lakeshore cabin and hear stories, Dene history and legends; see Yellowknife from the water on an epic fishing trip on Great Slave Lake, cruise the island-dotted inside passage and visit historic Wool Bay; take part in a Cultural adventure through the communities of Yellowknife, Dettah and N’dilo. Visit our camp to share Dene culture, art and foods; relax and enjoy the Cultural stories and traditional knowledge demonstrations of the Yellowknives Dene as told by Bobby Drygeese. Listen to the beat of the traditional drums and join the excitement of traditional Dene Hand Games. Learn about the Dene people and the significance of our land and Cultural traditions. The B. Dene Adventures Cultural Camp is located just outside Dettah, across the bay from Yellowknife. The camp is accessible by a 10-minute nature trail walk, or two-minute boat or snowmobile ride. Our cozy camp includes a main cabin with full kitchen and dining room, gift shop, two full size teepees, a loft cabin, heated washrooms and several prospector tents.
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Learn about diverse and living Indigenous cultures
Indigenous culture and heritage are as rich and diverse as the Canadian landscape. Despite years of oppression, Indigenous Peoples are proud to show visitors our vibrant, living history.Learn More
PLANNING YOUR TRIP
Immerse yourself in Indigenous culture
Join us for genuine cultural experiences and build meaningful connections between our past, present and future. Hear stories, songs and legends that have been passed down through countless generations, take part in a cultural tour or workshop, and witness the intricate beauty of Indigenous arts and crafts.
See nature and wildlife through Indigenous eyes
Step out into the wild and take in the beauty of the natural world through an Indigenous lens. From the seas, mountains and rainforest to the prairies and the tundra, explore unique landscapes and experience the wonder of respectful animal encounters with your Indigenous hosts and guides.
Welcome to the heart of Indigenous hospitality
From rustic camping and upscale glamping to lakeside cabins, luxurious resort spas, casinos and golf courses, authentic Indigenous accommodation and relaxation options offer something for every vacation. No matter whether you want to get away from it all or be at the heart of the action, you’ll feel at home with your Indigenous hosts.
Take an important step towards reconciliation
Walk along with us as we share the stories of our resilience and will to survive in the face of the atrocities visited upon us, mostly at the hands of the Government of Canada and church policies. Visit the sites of former “Indian” Residential Schools, where thousands of our Peoples were abused and murdered at the hands of those who were meant to protect them. Hear heartwarming stories of our perseverance despite odds that continue to be stacked against us, and find hope for the future.
TAKE A DELICIOUS JOURNEY INTO INDIGENOUS CULTURE
Pull up a seat at one of the many Indigenous owned eateries from sea to sea to sea. All across the country, authentic Indigenous chefs and culinary experts are cooking up delicacies that infuse modern recipes with traditional techniques and flair. Here, you’ll find everything from cozy bistros and premade spice mixes to large catering operations and upscale restaurants.
UNIQUE PRODUCTS, AUTHENTIC INDIGENOUS QUALITY
Find everything from unique gifts, treasured keepsakes to modern art pieces of epic proportions—lovingly crafted by Indigenous makers and artisans across the country. Every piece, from the smallest bracelets to the largest sculpture, tells a story that transcends generations and the ages. Every purchase you make helps to keep those stories alive.