The Akaitcho Territory Government represents the collective environmental, social, political, cultural, and economic interests of the Member First Nations – Deninu Ku’e First Nation, Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation, Smith’s Landing First Nation and Yellowknives Dene First Nation – Dettah/ Ndilo.
Dettah means ‘Burnt Point’ in Weledeh, and refers to a traditional fishing camp, used by the Dene for centuries.
Pronounced “Dee-low” is located at the North end of Latham Island in Yellowknife.
“…for as long as the sun shines,
the river flows,
and the grass grows…”