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by Antonio Martins
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 67°02'N lat. and 126°07'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.
Big flag: http://www.assembly.gov.nt.ca/NewNWT/flags/colville-big.gif
Antonio Martins, 26 June 2000