All Ages, All Voices! Podcast Logo Contest

Sponsored by Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU) and the Dehcho Collaborative on Permafrost (DCOP).


Azhǫ Gots’ęndeh, Dánét’ée Goghae Azhǫ! All Ages, All Voices! Overview
All Ages, All Voices! Is a podcast designed for Dehcho Dene by Dehcho Dene. We discuss climate change and ways to mitigate its effects for the future of Denendeh. Our ultimate goal is to help inform Dehcho members about how climate change affects our relationship with the land and bring everyone into a common understanding of where we belong in relation to the changing climate. We plan on discussing a wide net of topics including current research in the region and current events in the best of climate change adaptation and mitigation strategies applicable to the Dehcho region.

This logo contest is based on skill – not luck! We are looking for the design which best represents All Ages, All Voices! a podcast about climate change in the Dehcho.The winning design will reflect these core principles:
1) Dene Ahtı́ht’e
This means the ongoing relationship between Dene and the Land as expressed through the Dene way of life. (Language, customs, traditions, historical experiences, spiritual practices, and laws)
2) Dene Industriousness
The Dene will always find a way to adapt, including to the changes that climate change will bring.
3) Forward Thinking
All Ages, All Voices represents a collective voice against climate change. Tradition and innovation are equally important in the 21stcentury.

This contest will run until March 15, 2021. No purchase or entry fee required. If you are looking for more information, please email You can view the long rules to the contest  below.

AAAV Logo Contest Long Rules


Meet the Team!

Miguel Sioui
Assistant Professor, Wilfrid Laurier University
Dr. Sioui is an Indigenous scholar with an expertise in Indigenous land-use knowledges (IK) and practices, as well as cultural translation between Western and Indigenous knowledges that have historically struggled to meaningfully communicate. Dr. Sioui will increase DCoP’s understanding of Indigenous ways of knowing, doing, and being, and will work to incorporate IK concepts into all DCoP activities.

Tyra Moses
Dene Media CEO, AAAV Podcast Producer

Mackenzie Bell
Researcher, Wilfrid Laurier University
Mack is a Master’s student from Wilfrid Laurier University researching indigenous epistemology, methodology and traditional ecological knowledges and how they can be used to better understand climatic change in the North. Mack is working with Dene communities in the Dehcho region of the Northwest Territories on community-led research to gain a better understanding of the cultural and socio-ecological implications of permafrost thaw.

Michael McPhee
Researcher, Wilfrid Laurier University
Michael’s research contributes to the Dehcho Collaborative on Permafrost (DCoP). He works closely with the Dehcho First Nations to determine the best possible permafrost thaw adaptation and mitigation strategies based on the Dene language (Dene Zhatie) and traditional knowledge. He is also working with other DCoP community-based investigators toward the development of a research framework rooted in Dene values and traditional livelihoods. As part of this initiative, he is also co-developing with DFN partners, a regional podcast which aims to provide a forum for dialogue on climate change knowledge and adaptation, and to connect local communities with larger audiences.