Virginia Football

In 1968 many Dogrib stories were collected by Virginia Football of her people, How the Fox Got Crossed Legs and How Fox Saved the People were both told in Dogrib by her father Sam Football. Virginia then translated them to English. Virginia currently lives in Edmonton, Alberta.


James Wedzin is a Tlîchô artist from Behchokö, Northwest Territories. As a small child in Behchokö, he was raised by his grandmother. He watched her make intricate beadwork for hours, and she encouraged his interest in traditional art. James praises his grandmother for inspiring him.

James started making art at age four and soon developed his own style. At age fourteen, he started selling his creations and became a full-time artist. Today, his work can be found in many galleries and private collections. He is well known in Canada for his depictions of northern landscapes, animals and the northern lights.
How the Fox Got His Crossed Legs
Traditional Territory: Dogrib, Tlicho
Format: Hardcover
  • Fox is howling, crying, for he lost his leg to Bear, all the people wanted to help Fox, but didn't know what to do. Raven is called upon to help retrieve his leg. Will Raven succeed in the quest for Fox's leg?

    This book includes an audio and interactive multimedia CD that you can play on a CD player, PC or Mac. Also included is a Dogrib Elder telling his version of this ancient legend in Dogrib. An orthography chart is included.

    In Dogrib and English.

$22.95

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How the Fox Saved the People
Traditional Territory: Tlicho, Dogrib
Format: Hardcover
  • Hunger strikes the people, and Raven is mysteriously happy. Fox decides to find out why. Follow Fox as he uses his cunning skills to solve the mystery.

    Includes an audio and interactive multimedia CD that you can play on a CD player, PC or Mac. An orthography chart is included.

    In Dogrib and English.

$26.95

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