A man from the T'atsaot'ine Yellowknives band. Her field notes are held by the NWT Archives, but access is restricted until What are Yellowknife arts and crafts like? What makes you cringe? What other Native Americans did the Yellowknife tribe interact with?
During the "war years" my father worked in the Negus gold mines in Yellowknife. Another organized Dene group has come forward claiming to be direct descendants of the historic 'Yellowknife Indian' tribes, and asserting independence from the mixed Dogrib-Chipewyan Yellowknives Dene First Nation.
What was Yellowknife culture like in the past? Storytelling is very important to the Yellowknife Indian culture. However, the Yellowknives are also Canadian citizens and must obey Canadian law. In the past, Indian kids had more chores and less time to play, just like early colonial children.
Can you recommend a good book for me to read? Samuel Hearne traveled inland to Yellowknife territory and dispelled the idea of rich copper deposits. In the s it was reported that the Dogrib almost wiped out the Yellowknives, the remnants of which - although opinions vary - either scattered south of Great Slave Lake or inter-married with the Dogrib.
Here is a website with images of Athabascan clothesand some photos and links about Native American Indian clothing in general.