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Mary and Gus Kraus on the Nahanni River

Mary Kraus, First Lady of the Nahanni

The Nahanni watershed is widely recognized as a place of global significance. Its diverse geology boasts landforms that include Canada’s deepest river canyons, some of the largest tufa deposits in the world, as well as hot springs, karsts and pseudo-karsts. For those travelling the Nahanni River, it is the stories of the people who spent time in the Nahanni that add dimension and colour to the magnificence of the landscape they’re immersed in. Read on for a bio of Mary Kraus, First Lady of the Nahanni.

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In Our Element

As we settle into our fall routine in the North full of gear maintenance and gathering firewood I often find my mind returning to some of the sublime moments of seasons past. Those points in time where my senses were fully engaged and a point in time became seared in my mind; these are moments both profound and ordinary in the wilds of the Nahanni watershed.

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A Guide’s Review of Nahanni: River of Forgiveness

Nahanni River of Forgiveness is a journey through a magnificent landscape. It’s a search for forgiveness and reconciliation for what has happened to the people and to the land. It’s about the spiritual power of nature to heal the soul and a tribute to the resilience and steadfastness of the Dene.

The team at Nahanni River Adventures was fortunate to be a part of its creation and Joel was happy to share this thoughts when he caught a sneak peak a few months ago!

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Recipe: Lunch 5 Glory Bowl

Lunch five on our expeditions is a constant favourite. Glory Bowls; a delicious, fresh and filling lunch is almost as good at home as it is deep in the Canyons of the Nahanni!

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215

The horrific revelation that 215 indigenous youth rest at the site of a supposed educational institution in Tk’əmlúps (Kamloops, BC)

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Thank you Nadine!

It is with no little sadness that we wish Expedition Planner Nadine well on a new adventure but know that she is leaving us all in good hands! We are so proud of you and know that your next steps will make our community a better place. We will miss you Nadine!

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Cave Discovery on the Yukon’s Alsek River

While we have been exploring the Alsek river and learning its intricacies for decades, there is always something new to discover and 2020 was no different! There was rumour of a cave system in the lower river valley and that was enough to set us off on the search.

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