Naka festival launches in Yellowknife

The week-long festival is a celebration of aurora and culture

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The city’s newest festival kicked off at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre this afternoon. Yellowknifers and visitors alike packed into the lobby of the museum to mark the beginning of Naka, a week-long celebration of the aurora borealis and Dene culture. Naka, pronounced nah-kah, is the Wiiliideh word for the Northern lights. “Welcome...