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image by Antonio Martins
Unequal triband of dark blue, white and dark blue charged on the white area with a local badge. This badge consists of a light blue ring inside which there is a dark green tent against a white and light blue background divided by a wavy line.
Behchoko, with a combined population of 1662 (as of 1996),
consists of two settlements, located 6 km one across the other on the opposite shores of the northern arm of the
Great Slave Lake. Rae is located at 62°50'N lat. and 116°04'W long., on a rocky peninsula on the southeast shore of
Marian Lake; Edzo is at 62°40'N lat. and 116°04'W long., spread over two islands and part of the mainland. Local
languages are Dogrib and English, and the community belongs to the electoral district of North Slave and to the
land claim area of Dogrib.
Antonio Martins, 29 June 2000