A `wonderful, historical time for women in Dene games’

 By Tom Taylor  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The NWT’s Dene games team for the 2024 Arctic Winter Games has been selected, and for the first time ever, an open women’s category will be included. “It’s the first time they’ve had an open women’s category, so it’s quite a historical event,” said Shawna McLeod, one of four women to earn a spot in the new category. “I’m really excited. My sister’s actually representing the Yukon for the Dene games open women category. It’s really cool that we’re able to come together through Dene games again and compete and celebrate this wonderful, historical time for women in Dene games.” Theresa Lynn, another team member, added, “The men had an open males division for I don’t know how many years now, so it…

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