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Coleville Lake, Northwest Territories

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[Coleville Lake]
by Antonio Martins

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Coleville Lake

Unequal triband of dark blue, white and dark blue charged on the white area with a local badge. This consists of a traditionally crafted circularative tambourine or frame drum charged with a circular area showing a local scene with the lettering "Behdzi Ahda First Nation" in two lines and showing a sunset over the namesake lake. On the dexter side a stylized carribou.

Colville Lake, with a population of 90 (as of 1996), is traditionally named k'AHBA Mi Tuwe (meaning "ptarmigan net") and is located at 6702'N lat. and 12607'W long., on the shore of it's namesake lake. Local languages are North Slavey and English, and the community belongs to the electoral district and land claim area of Sahtu.

Page: http://www.assembly.gov.nt.ca/NewNWT/ColvilleLake.html
Big flag: http://www.assembly.gov.nt.ca/NewNWT/flags/colville-big.gif

Antonio Martins, 26 June 2000