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Ustun Bilgen-Reinart

Ustun Bilgen-Reinart is a freelance writer, journalist and broadcaster with a special interest in Aboriginal and development issues. She has produced numerous documentaries for CBC radio and television programs, including Morningside, Ideas and The Journal.

Night Spirits

The Story of the Relocation of the Sayisi Dene

Ila Bussidor (Author), Ustun Bilgen-Reinart (Author)

For over 1500 years, the Sayisi Dene, 'The Dene from the East,' led an independent life, following the caribou herds and having little contact with white society. In 1956, an arbitrary government decision to relocate them catapulted the Sayisi Dene into the 20th century.