Fort McPherson, NWT. 100 folks gathered for the Halfway Lake Music Pageant close to

Folks traveled from as far-off because the Northwest Territories and Bonn, Germany, to attend the Halfway Music Pageant held exterior Fort MacPherson, NWT, final weekend.

Guests got here from Aklavik, Whitehorse, Dayline, and even Fort Windfall to participate within the four-day, alcohol-free occasion.

Occasions included a particular welcome for the brand new head of the Title’it Gwich’in First Nation Elizabeth Wright and a efficiency by the Teal’It Give’in dancers, who will journey to Ottawa in February to bop.

An aerial view of the Halfway Lake Music Pageant on August 1. Tents and household cabins are scattered all through the world. (Dean Charlie)

Jaydin Wright, Bella Cathy and Glenda Nerisu watch the music. (Dean Charlie)

Elizabeth Wright, new head of the tittle’it gwitch’in band council on the Halfway Lake Music Pageant. (Carly Zshogner/CBC)

Teal’it Gwich’in dancers carry out on the Halfway Lakes Music Pageant. (Carly Zshogner/CBC)

Elizabeth Wright and husband Denise Wright maintain a portray by her and daughter Linda on the Halfway Lakes Music Pageant on Friday. (Carly Zshogner/CBC)

Fort Good Hope Drummer. (Dean Charlie)

Rick Charlie, Jordan Blake and Dean Charlie. (Dean Charlie)

Richard Bonetrose performs the guitar. (Dean Charlie)

Mia and Sadie Blake share a dance, and amusing. (Dean Charlie)

Willie Fields performs. (Dean Charlie)

Richard Gordon and Tracy Rispin take a activate the dance flooring. (Dean Charlie)

Dean Charlie, Jackson Smith and Johnny Dee Charlie. (Dean Charlie)

Michael Krutko and his kids journey from Fort Windfall, NWT to attend a memorial to their mom, Evelyn Krutko, held throughout the pageant. Evelyn died in December. Michael additionally performs guitar for Johnny Landry, who carried out on the Halfway Lake Music Pageant. (Carly Zshogner/CBC)

Jo and Elfie Boden of Bonn, Germany attended the occasion. The pair had been touring of their RV from Mexico since October 2021. (Carly Zshogner/CBC)

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