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Sam Acko

Sam Acko passes on his knowledge as he tells a traditional story to kids. Ts̱azuulh Saahgáe (Big Camp), 1999. Catalog # DZAR99-Big Camp1.

Madeline Oker, Margie Miller, Margaret Attachie and Rosie Filed

Madeline Oker, Margie Miller, Margaret Attachie and Rosie Field listen to Sam Acko telling the traditional story of "The Man Who Turned into a Moose." Madáts'atl'ǫje (Snare Hill). July, 2005. Catalog # DZVMCKHDP-6-30-05-E029.

Sam Acko

Sam Acko telling about Dane-zaa history at Alááʔ S̱atǫ (Petersen's Crossing). June, 2005. Catalog # DZVMCPMDP-6-29-05-E015.

Tommy Attachie

Tommy Attachie listens to Sam Acko telling a traditional story about "Mosquito Man" at Nętl'uk (Osborne River). July, 2005. Catalog # DZVMCKHDP-7-06-05-E027.

Telling stories around the camp fire

Telling stories around the camp fire at Hanás̱ Saahgéʔ (Doig River). From Left; Amber Ridington, Pat Moore, Johnny Askoty, Eddy Apsassin, Amy Acko, Gary Bath. June, 2005. Catalog # DZVMCKHDP-6-25-05-E074.

Dry meat

Storytelling is a big part of our annual Doig River First Nation Elders' Camp. We use stories to teach about how to hunt and process meat, as well as to entertain eachother. Elders' Camp, August, 2005. Catalog # VMC 008.