The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (PWNHC) celebrated 40 years with a birthday party in the sun on Saturday.

From left: Yellowknives Dene Drummers Wilfred Crapeau, Chief Edward Sangris, Daniel Liske, Randy Baillargeon, Gordie Liske and Don Matthews sing a song to open the celebrations as Fred Sangris (far right) feeds the fire. Meaghan Richens/NNSL photo

After opening with a feeding the fire ceremony, the afternoon celebration featured voyageur canoe rides on Frame Lake, storytelling, vendors and more.

Meaghan Richens

Meaghan Richens is from Ottawa, Ont., and grew up in Perth. She moved to Yellowknife in May 2018 after completing her bachelor’s degree in journalism at Carleton University. She writes about politics,...