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Walking is not always considered a team sport, but the NWTRPA Walking Challenge is!  Walking with other people can have numerous benefits for both your physical and mental health. Here are a few reasons why walking with others can be… Read More »Walking in Groups

Walking in Groups

The Dene named it the “Deh Cho” which translates to “Big River”. The Inuvialuktun named it the “Kuukpak”, which translates to “Great River”. The Gwich’in named it Nagwichoojik, which translates to the “river flowing through a big country”. Every name… Read More »The Big River

The Big River

We love hearing and seeing what the NWTRPA Walking Challenge means to you and your team. Send us a photo, video, or story about your NWTRPA Walking Challenge and you could win some cool prizes! There will be two photo… Read More »Photo Contest Winners

Photo Contest Winners

The NWTRPA started the Walking Challenge (previously known as Walk to Tuk) in 2010 to encourage NWT residents to stay active during the coldest, darkest months of the year. What is amazing to witness is how the Walking Challenge has… Read More »Gwıch’ın Nahtraahadaal

Gwıch’ın Nahtraahadaal

Walking in the winter wilderness of the Northwest Territories can be a truly rejuvenating experience. The vast, unspoiled landscape, with its crisp, clean air, bright and beautiful sundogs – light refractingthrough crystallized moisture in the air, and endless dense forests… Read More »Walking On The Land

Walking On The Land

Trigger Warning: This statement contains details about colonialism and residential schools which could be triggering to some. If you are a residential school survivor or intergenerational survivor, support is available by calling the National Residential School Crisis Line at 1-866-925-4419.… Read More »NWTRPA Walking Challenge Review Virtual Public Session: NWT’s thoughts on the program review

NWTRPA Walking Challenge Review Virtual Public Session: NWT’s thoughts on the program review