Example sentences for: dene

How can you use “dene” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • But Dene leaders, fearful of the project’s environmental impact, insisted their bush-related culture of hunting and fishing could and should be protected (through more self-government) before the pipeline was laid.

  • In fact, quite apart from the more tangible facets of Indian life that the Dene Nation is trying to preserve — language, customs, hunting and fishing grounds —the traditional values are what remain vitally important.

  • The official name of the Northwestern Territories hasn’t changed, but it is known among the Dene Nation as Denendeh which means “our land,” and as the negotiations between the native groups and the government continue, this dream moves closer to reality.

  • To gain an insight into the lives of Arctic-dwelling Inuit and Dene Indians of the Mackenzie Valley, visit Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre.

  • The old culture, however precarious, still exists, and Dene leaders, always pragmatic, fought to protect it with a proper land settlement rather than dependence on pipeline revenues in a world where oil and gas prices are just as fragile as fur prices once were.


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