Łutsël K’é Dene First Nation Honoured at 2020 Equator Prize Award Ceremony for its Work on Thaidene Nëné
The Prestigious Event Coincides with the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit and the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly
Łutsël K’é, NWT — On September 29, Łutsël K’é Dene First Nation in the Northwest Territories will be honoured at the 2020 Equator Prize Award Ceremony, coinciding with the UN Secretary-General’s Climate Action Summit and the 74th Session of the UN General Assembly. The virtual ceremony will feature remarks by decision-makers, celebrities, and the 10 prize winners—whose work represents community-led conservation projects from around the world.
The United Nations Development Programme’s (UNDP) Equator Initiative is a partnership that recognizes global stories embodying the future we need: local, nature-based solutions that help achieve multiple sustainable development goals
We are the Lutsel K’e Dene First Nation. Our vision for Thaidene Nëné is:
Nuwe néné, nuwe ch'anıé yunedhé xa (Our land, our culture for the future).
We’re working with our partners to permanently protect Thaidene Nëné—part of our
huge and bountiful homeland around and beyond the East Arm of Tu Nedhé.