Deneze Nakehk'o is Dene who is originally from Fort Simpson but now resides in Yellowknife with his family. Deneze is one of the founding members for Dene Nahjo that started in 2012. Dene Nahjo is a Dene collective where they focus on connections to the land, re-learning the Dene language/skills/values and knowledge based out of Somba K'e/ Yellowknife in the Denendeh. Deneze brings so much to inspire and help honor Indigenous people from all over, especially Dene. His life rewards through personal accomplishments and goals show so much in the NWT.
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