Elders in Líídlįį Kúę reflect on spring breakup, then and now
Fort Simpson, Northwest Territories, Canada
4 May 2021
Líídlįį Kúę, in Dene Zhatie, means the place where two rivers meet. It has been a place for Dene to gather for millennia. It is also an area prone to flooding, sparking concern about how the community will be impacted by spring break-up, during a year of high water levels.