|Yellowknives Dene First Nation (Dettah)|
|Region||North Slave Region|
|Territorial electoral district||Tu Nedhé-Wiilideh|
|Census division||Region 6|
|• Chief||Edward Sangris & Ernest Betsina|
|• Chief Executive Officer||Michael Cheeks|
|• MLA||Bob Bromley|
|• Land||1.34 km2 (0.52 sq mi)|
|Elevation||179 m (587 ft)|
|• Density||157.2/km2 (407/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Mountain (MST) (UTC-7)|
|• Summer (DST)||MDT (UTC-6)|
|Canadian Postal code||X1A|
|Telephone exchanges||444 445 446 669 765 766 873 920|
Department of Municipal and Community Affairs,
Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre,
Canada Flight Supplement
Dettah[pronunciation?] or Detah is a First Nations community in the North Slave Region of the Northwest Territories, Canada. Located just outside the capital of Yellowknife, it is a 6.5 km (4.0 mi) drive from that town by ice road in winter or a 27 km (17 mi) drive via the Ingraham Trail. The name means 'Burnt Point' in the Tli Cho language and refers to a traditional fishing camp used by the Dene for hundreds of years.
According to the 2011 Census, Dettah had a population of 210 people a decrease of 15.0% from the 2006 Census, consisting almost entirely of First Nations. In 2012, the Government of the Northwest Territories reported that the population was 260 with an average yearly growth rate of 1.9% from 2001.
- Detah, SET Northwest Territories (Census subdivision)
- "NWT Communities - Dettah". Government of the Northwest Territories: Department of Municipal and Community Affairs. Retrieved 2017-10-29.
- "Northwest Territories Official Community Names and Pronunciation Guide". Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Yellowknife: Education, Culture and Employment, Government of the Northwest Territories. Archived from the original on 2016-01-13. Retrieved 2016-01-13.
- Canada Flight Supplement. Effective 0901Z 17 August 2017 to 0901Z 12 October 2017.
- Differences in Community Government Structures
- Detah - Statistical Profile
- Indian and Northern Affairs Canada Archived 2007-06-11 at Archive.is
- Northwest Territories, and BHP Billiton Diamonds Inc. Communities and Diamonds Socio-Economic Impacts in the Communities of Behchoko, Gameti, Whati, Wekweeti, Detah, Ndilo, Lutsel K'e, and Yellowknife: 2005 Annual Report of the Government of the Northwest Territories Under the BHP Billiton, Diavik and De Beers Socio-Economic Agreements. [Yellowknife]: Govt. of the Northwest Territories, 2006.
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