Community Name: Kakisa
Traditional Name: K' agee (between the willows)
Land Claim Area: Deh Cho Treaty 11
Electoral District: Deh Cho
Member of the Legislative Assembly: Michael M. Nadli
Member of Parliament: Dennis Bevington
Senator: Nick G. Sibbeston
Chief Lloyd Chicot
Ka'a'gee Tu First Nation
P.O. Box 4428
Hay River, NT X0E 1G4
Location: Located at 60'57'N latitude and 117'02'W longitude, Kakisa is situated on the east side of Kakisa Lake at the start of the Kakisa River. The community is 240 air km southwest of Yellowknife.
Population: 55 (NWT Bureau of Statistics, 2010)
Languages: South Slavey, English
Access: A 13-km all-weather road connects the community to the Mackenzie Highway. Float plane access is also available in the summer.
History: The Slavey settlement of Tathlina Lake moved to the current location of Kakisa in 1962 to be closer to the Mackenzie Highway. The economy is based on hunting, trapping and fishing with tourism playing a secondary role. Nearby Lady Evelyn Falls attracts visitors to the picturesque community.