Facts and Figures

The community is located near the junction of the South Nahanni and Liard Rivers, 142 kms southwest of Fort Simpson.

Unincorporated community.

Population - 114

First Nations Band - Nahanni Butte Dene band
Contact: 867 602-2900

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The majority of Nahanni Butte are of Slavey origin. Historically, the Kaska group of the Nahanni Dene traded into Fort Liard, Fort Nelson, and as far as the costal regions. The community was founded as people from the settlement at Netla River were moved 24 km to the present site by the government.


(taken from Community Profile - ITI)