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settlement of the Great Slave Lake frontier, Northwest Territories, Canada. by George Ramsay Rae

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Published in [Ann Arbor] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Great Slave Lake (N.W.T.)

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Paginationxiv, 356 leaves.
Number of Pages356
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19664450M

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Book your tickets online for Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories: See 9 reviews, articles, and 28 photos of Great Slave Lake, ranked No on Tripadvisor among 78 attractions in Northwest Territories/5(9). Great Slave Lake is: A remnant of an enormous inland sea scoured out of the Canadian Shield by glaciers during the last Ice Age; The second largest lake wholly within Canada, with an area of 28, km2/10, miles2; The deepest lake in North America at metres/2, feet deep. Behchokǫ̀ ([bɛ́ht͡ʃʰókʰõ̀] or [bɛ́ht͡sʰókʰõ̀]; English: / ˌ b eɪ tʃ oʊ ˈ k oʊ /) (from the Tłı̨chǫ meaning "Behcho's place"), officially the Tłı̨chǫ Community Government of Behchokǫ̀, is a community in the North Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, kǫ̀ is located on the Yellowknife Highway (Great Slave Highway), on the northwest tip of.   Gateway to the wild frontier It's a place of big waters, including the southern end of gleaming Great Slave Lake, home to Canada's northernmost freshwater fishery, and the gushing Slave River, where top-ranked paddlers compete among waves the size of a bus.

Frontier Lodge. 60 years of legendary fishing at the Gateway to Thaidene Nëné, Canada’s newest National Park Reserve. Frontier is being reimagined as the only northwater adventure lodge in the East Arm of Great Slave Lake that brings you just a little bit closer to this ancient Land of the Ancestors – to its rugged wilderness and the original Dene people of this place. Adventurers visiting our Great Slave lodge will enjoy some of the finest fishing, scenery, and service in the Northwest Territories. In , while in Yellowknife on business, Warren Plummer and his father heard stories from the local people about a fabulous fishing area called “Taltheilei Narrows” (place of open water) on Great Slave Lake. Situated on the Northern shore of Great Slave Lake, Yellowknife is the capital of the Northwest Territories, Canada. Founded in , the city is located in the traditional territory of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation who founded the nearby community of Dettah in the early s. Book your tickets online for Great Slave Lake, Northwest Territories: See 9 reviews, articles, and 28 photos of Great Slave Lake, ranked No on Tripadvisor among 78 attractions in Northwest Territories/59 TripAdvisor reviews.

Great Slave Lake is huge, the second largest lake in Canada and the deepest in North America. You get a sense of how large it is by standing on it's shore at North Arm Territorial Park. If you happen to be in Yellowknife for a vacation, I'd recommend a drive to the park - it's only about an hour away and the road is straight and easy to. Northwest Territories - Northwest Territories - History: Vikings probably visited parts of the Canadian Arctic during the Middle Ages, but there are no records of exploration until the voyage in of the English mariner Martin Frobisher in search of the Northwest Passage to the Orient. Expeditions in the 17th century also failed to find the route, but they added to knowledge of the Arctic. Fishing in Canada’s northern heartland is a true pleasure due to these beautiful lakes – all of which boast world-class sport fishing. As a result, generations of people have enjoyed fishing Great Slave Lake. The lodge is located near Lutsel K'e, a remote Dene village where the Stark River meets the east arm of Great Slave Lake.   The historical record shows that if the land claims of the Metis had been settled, there would have been no Northwest Rebellion There is a direct parallel between what happened on the prairies after and the situation in the Northwest Territories today. Then, as now, the native people were faced with a vast influx of whites on the frontier.