DENE-THAH  () , formerly known as Slavey, are an ATHABASCAN-speaking FIRST NATIONS people living in the extreme northeast corner of the province in the vicinity of FORT NELSON. At contact with Europeans their population was about 1,250. Until the late 20th century their society was based on small extended-family hunting groups that dispersed in winter to harvest MOOSE, CARIBOU and small game and congregated during the year for FISHING,...

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