Skip to main content


The Women of the Nistawoyou virtual exhibit explores the life stories of ten exceptional matriarchs who maintained the livelihoods of their communities by preserving and teaching Indigenous traditions in the Wood Buffalo region. Please browse the gallery below for all the images and videos related to the exhibition. Click on an item to see an enlarged image with a description.
Coloured picture of group of women sitting in front of a white table looking straight ahead in front there is a banner that says Financial Education.
A graphic showcasing a recipe titled 'Cookie's Famous Bannock', which states the ingredient list and guide to make bannock.
Men, women and children sit at tables in a room, some holding red cups in their hands.
Five harnessed dogs sit in front of an empty sled on a snowy trail in the forest.
Black and white photo of canoes on a river.
A coloured photo of a moose in the distance with a river shown in front.
A forest around a lake.
A snow-covered teepee sits in the middle of a field with a wired fence showing behind and forested hillside in the background.
A colourful painting of a woman dressed in red, huddling and hugging her knees, green plants are shown coming up from the ground in the backdrop, lime green, electric blues with light and dark browns highlight much of the canvas.
Colourful painting of a woman standing wearing a white dress with a ghost-like white buffalo hovering above in a star-filled sky.
A coloured photo showing a table of gifts.
Branches are bent forming a hut-like structure in the forest, a hole is dug in the ground in the center.
  1. Page 1 of 8
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 3
  5. 4
  6. 5
  7. 6
  8. 7
  9. 8