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Dene Drumming at NWT Tourism AGM

This week I have had the pleasure to attend the Northwest Territories Tourism Conference and AGM. It has been really informative and good to speak with those who are showcasing and promoting the territory we all live and play in.

One part of the Conference was a demonstration of Dene Drumming. They started with a prayer song but also preformed a song that some had to dance too.

I get to experience the drumming often enough but no matter how many times I still get this overwhelming happiness about it. The song, drumming and spirit that goes into it gives me goosebumps and I’m always proud that they are sharing their culture with us.


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Kyle Thomas

Kyle grew up in Yellowknife and is a local entrepreneur, writer, baker, and Yellowknife Advocate who is addicted to learning as much as he can about the community and sharing it with anyone who'll listen. In 2009 he developed YkOnline.ca. A website all about living, working and thriving in Yellowknife for residents, newcomers, and visitors.

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