B. Dene Adventures
This is a 2-3 hour tour that consists of a drive on the ice road to Dettah, snowmobile ride to B. Dene Camp. History, stories and legends in a heated cabin and teepee and viewing of the magnificent Aurora/Northern Lights.
Your Dene Connection in Yellowknife. B. Dene Adventures is a Traditional Dene Culture Camp business which teaches the Dene way of life through our history, our language and our unique connection to the land. B. Dene Adventures provides Dene Cultural experiences at its camp just outside of Dettah, across the bay from Yellowknife. The camp is accessible by a ten minute nature trail walk or snowshoe, or a two minute boat or ski-doo ride. B. Dene Adventures is 100% Aboriginally owned and operated. Bobby Drygeese is the Owner/Operator. He is a member of the Yellowknives Dene First Nation of the Yellowknife area.
Travel the traditional boat trails and see the Dene way of life at the old campsites and communities of the past thousand years.
Experience the Dene way of life with oral history, stories and legends, camp fire, snacks, trapping, snaring, hunting stories, traditional drumming demonstration, traditional Dene games. Come and get a taste of the Dene way of life.Visit Elders who make the traditional clothing from years of experience. Tour in and around Yellowknife, Ndilo and Dettah. Provide history on areas of significance to the Yellowknives Dene First Nation people. Drive to Dettah on the highway or ice road, and tour up the Ingraham Trail with Dene history of the land from the original people of the Yellowknife (Wiliideh) area.
At the B. Dene Adventures Camp we have a 20'x40' open concept cabin, 22' Teepee, and 14'x16', 8'x10' and 8'x6' Prospector Tents. Other options we offer: snacks, beverages and meals can be arranged, transportation to/from Yellowknife can be arranged, boat or snowmobile with sleds to transport your guests and supplies. Traditional Dene games/activities can be arranged depending on objective and event. B Dene Adventures Camp is located outside of Dettah. The setting is relaxing and quiet yet still very accessible to return to Yellowknife daily.
Snowmobile tours are available. You will travel on traditional trails of the Dene with guided trips through Dene lands.
Custom tours can include snowshoeing on old ancestral trails as our Elders did for centuries.