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Dákwänje Immersion Program


We are proud to launch our new adult Dákwänjē adult language immersion program:

Dän Kʼe Kwänjē Ghäkenīdän

We are Learning our Language

This is an intensive two year Dákwänjē (Southern Tutchone) adult immersion program based in hands-on, experiential learning.

  • We are now accepting applications from CAFN Citizens.
  • The 10 successful applicants accepted into the program will be fully funded by CAFN.
  • Classes will begin at Da Kų Cultural Centre in September 2018.
  • Applicants MUST attend a MANDATORY language and information session, “A Day in the Life of a Student”, on May 12, 2018, 9:30am – 5:00pm in Shadhala, Y.T.
  • The deadline to apply is June 1, 2018.

Please click here for the application formNote: this is a fillable pdf form. To save and complete please:

  •  Download the form and save it on your computer (if you fill in the.pdf in the web browser it might not save the “filled” content)
  • Open the file in Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat
  • Fill in the pdf as needed
  • Use the “Save As” function and save the filled .pdf with a new name, i.e “CAFN_Adult Immersion_Application_JohnDoe.pdf”

For more details, please see the April 2018 program launch news release here.

Have questions? Interested in applying? Please contact:

Florence Kushniruk, Program Coordinator


Khâsha, Dákwänjē Dän Kenàdän (Our Language Teacher)