Written in English and Dene, How Raven Returned the Sun is one of many traditional legends passed down through Dene Culture. Many other nations have similar versions of this tale, but this particular version is from the Sahtu Region on Great Bear Lake. How Raven Returned the Sun is a loving tribute to the language and culture of the Dene.
The legend was told by Dene storyteller Dora Blondin. The picture book is created by Christal Doherty, illustrated by Carla Taylor, and translated into Sahtúot’ ı̨nę Yati (North Slavey) by Jane Modeste.