Naka - A celebration of Aurora and Culture

March 3 - 8, 2019

Be sure to experience Yellowknife's newest Aurora-themed event: Naka! 
Take in a special showcase of the Aurora as well as Dene culture in Yelloknife. The week-long event features:

  • storytelling,
  • drum prayers,
  • art demontstrations,
  • opportunities to learn how to photograph the Aurora,
  • the science behind the Aurora.
  • A screening of Aurora Triptych, a time-lapse film of the Aurora complemented by symphony music Chris Theofanidis, John Estacio, and Ottorino Respighi. This film has been shown across North and South America, and will be shown at the Snowking Castle in Yellowknife.

Naka is pronounced Na-ke, and translates from Willideh as “Northern Lights”.

For event information, please follow the link below.