Dene Nahjo co-founder and steering committee member Kyla Kakfwi-Scott was one of the speakers invited to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation on December 1 in Ottawa.
In her speech, Kyla, a Jane Glassco Northern Fellowship alumnus, spoke about Dene Nahjo and gave shout-outs to fellow northern groups and institutions, like the Dechinta Centre for Research and Learning, Our Voices and Qanak. The Day of Dialogue presentations were intended to identify unique approaches to addressing community needs in the North.
You can watch the full afternoon program below. Kyla’s speech starts at 38:42, and her concluding remarks are at 1:19:50.
(Photo credit: The Gordon Foundation)