“As long as the sun rises, the river flows,
and the land does not move,
we will not be restricted from our way of life”
– Chief Monfwi of Tlicho, upon signing a treaty with Canada in 1921
ON THE HIGHWAY THAT CONNECTS Yellowknife with Fort Providence it’s common to see more bison than cars. The massive beasts usually appear grazing by the side of the road, but every so often they venture onto the highway, causing some of the goriest accidents you could ever imagine.
Or so Angela says as we exit Yellowknife onto Highway 3.