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Canada | Łutsël K'é Dene First Nation wins prestigious UN prize for creation of Indigenous PA

Łutsël K'é Dene First Nation, N.W.T., has been named as one of 10 winners worldwide of a prestigious prize from the United Nations.


The First Nation is being recognized for decades of work put into establishing Thaidene Nëné or "Land of the Ancestors" National Park Reserve — on the east arm of Great Slave Lake. The Indigenous Protected Area spans 26,376 square kilometres of boreal forest and tundra with lakes, rivers, and waterfalls.


https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/lutsel-ke-dene-first-nation-united-nations-prize-thaidene-nene-1.5601863

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