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Tlicho Online Store will be hosting IndigenousXca this week.

Posted on December 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Tlicho Online Store will manage the IndigenousXca twitter account for one week, from Thursday, December 18 at 7pm to the following Thursday, December 25 at 7pm.

IndigenousXca it a twitter account that features a new Indigenous host from Canada each week. IndigenousXca launched on October 23, 2014, and is linked to the IndigenousX account begun in Australia by Luke Pearson.

Read more on âpihtawikosisân website at http://apihtawikosisan.com/indigenousxca/

Posted in Behchoko, Dene, Indigenous, native artists, native crafts, Tlicho, twitter

If you are on NWTHwy3 visit us in Behchoko!

Posted on July 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

 

If you are exploring our northern highway 3 or caught waiting for the road to open because of the NWT fire, come visit us in Behchoko - click here for directions

Posted in Behchoko, Dene, native artists, native crafts, Tlicho, travel

Trails Of Our Ancestors leave to the Tłįchǫ Annual Gathering

Posted on July 03, 2014 | 0 Comments

The Tlicho Annual Gathering is being held in Whati, Northwest Territories, on July 8, 9 & 10, 2014.   Over a 100 people are traveling by canoes to meet family and friends from the Tlicho Region.  The Trails of Our Ancestors is journey to ensure our youth develop a respectful relationship with the land, our spirituality, our ancestors, and experience personal growth.

Travel like a Tlicho, and order the a canvas hunting bag with caribou hide, and head strap!

Posted in Dene, native crafts, Tlicho, Tradition, travel

Pauline Williah of the Northern Crafts Store will have selected items with the Tlicho Online Store.

Posted on June 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Our objective is to support Northern Artists, and happy to have Pauline Williah's Northern Crafts Store Collection on our Store Site. 

Northern Crafts Store, is owned and operated by First Nation (Tlicho) Artist Pauline Williah, who had been dedicated to her passion for traditional sewing ever since she was a young girl growing up in a small community of Behchoko.  Visit Pauline's Store on Facebook here!

If you are in the Yellowknife area, stop by her shop in the YK Centre on the lower level across from Gourmet Cup. 

Posted in Dene, native artists, native crafts, Tlicho, Tlicho Online Store, Yellowknife

Dene National Assembly Marketplace Call for Artists, Artisans, and Exhibitors!

Posted on May 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

44th Annual Dene National Assembly will be in Fort Smith, NWT from June 16-20, 2014.  In addition there will be a marketplace for fine arts and handcrafted artwork from northern artists, and artisans.   

We spoke with Kathleen Graham, Community Coordinator of 44th Dene National Assembly from Katlodeeche First Nation (Hay River Dene Reserve) about the marketplace, and she estimates to have 40-50 booths. 15 booths have been book so far, and they expect it to go fast! 

The Marketplace will be located in the basement of the Catholic Church, and they expect 500-1000 people to attend the Dene Assembly.  286 of those will be community delegates from across the Northwest Territories

For more information contact Kathleen Graham at 867-872-2986 or by email at ea.srfn@northwestel.net

 

Posted in Dene, Fort Smith, gifts, native artists, native crafts, Tlicho, travel

Northern IBA Craft Sale at the Diamond Mine

Posted on January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dominion Diamond Corporation (DDC) is always eager to support the variety of cultures that make up our territory. These cultures and traditions are what make our home so unique. 

Their northern IBA craft sale has become an annual event to look forward too. In 2012 they hosted crafters from Kugluktuk. In 2013 they continued the tradition with two showings of traditional crafts from artisans from Community of Whati. 

Louisa Nitsiza and Jacqueline Bishop came on December 3-4, followed by Cindy Nitsiza and Lisa Jeremick’ca on December 17-18. All four women arrived at the Ekati diamond mine with beautiful Tlicho Dene crafts for sale. These included beaded vests, purses, moccasins, card holders and more. Ekati workers had the opportunity to get unique Northern gifts for their loved ones, just in time for Christmas.

We would thank Thomas Nitisiza, Whati Economic Development Officer, Tlicho Government and  Ora-naja Wah-Shee, Team Leader, Community Development with DDC for this joint effort and for their hard work and organization. 

 

Posted in Dene, gifts, holiday, native artists, native crafts, Tlicho, Tradition, travel

My Holiday Wish list!

Posted on November 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

Taati K’e Nezi Naxixè Hòe?à  (Season’s Greetings)! 

The holiday shopping season has begin, so we've collected our favorite wish list gifts in no particular order!

  1. Jewelry by Creations for Continuity - Her collection adds a little northern light sparkle. 
  2. Rabbit Mittens by Norman Wells Historical Society - These mittens will keep your fingers warm! 
  3. Moosehide Jacket - To be given this jacket is a sign he/she really loves you. 
  4. Beaded coaster by Dora Duncan - It's too beautiful to set a glass on but a beautiful gift to admire in a frame.
  5. Stroud Purses - made by the women of Gameti, own one for each month of the year! 
  6. Ulu earrings by Mary Jane Nigiyok of Ulukhaktok, NT is the closest gift you can get from the North Pole. 
  7. Vest by the Community Government of Whati, NT. It's all about layering up in Winter. 
  8. Wrap around Moccasins or Jihke - Nothing else will keep your toes toasty warm this winter. 
  9. Moosehide business card case - stunning but also a great place to hold your business card or ours.  
  10. Rosaries by Amy - Has a beautiful collect of Rosaries for everyone, and after our list you may need to pray you've been nice! 

Posted in Beadwork, christmas, Dene, gifts, holiday, native artists, native crafts, Tlicho, Tlicho Online Store, wish list

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