Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve is a culturally rich area, including the traditional and present-day hunting, fishing, gathering and spiritual areas used by Indigenous peoples. For the Łutsël K'é Dene First Nation, Thaidene Nene is the heart of their homeland and a sacred place. Thaidene Nëné means ‘Land of the Ancestors’ in Dënesųłiné Yati. The Northwest Territory Métis Nation, Deninu K’ue First Nation and Yellowknives Dene First Nation also have traditional and cultural ties to the area. The North Slave Métis Alliance also asserts traditional territory in the National Park Reserve.
Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve is part of the Thaidene Nëné Indigenous Protected Area as designated by the Łutsël K’é Dene First Nation, which includes the adjacent Thaidene Nëné Territorial Protected Area.
Thaidene Nene National Park Reserve
Reminder about Fishing Permits and Regulations
Hours of operation
Visitor information is available from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm
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