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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.
A man shown in the background walking towards a harnessed dogsled team of seven attached to a sled in a snowy field.
A coloured photo of the boreal forest with a river winding through it.
An elderly Violet Hansen sitting in a wheelchair looking at a younger woman smiling at the camera.
A woman and child are presented with a gift by a man with a man behind him, a podium sits in front of them covered by a quilted blanket, a colourful mural is shown on the wall in the background.
Painting with different brush strokes on a blue and black background, black strip, red, purple, orange and white colours.
Coloured picture of group of students sitting around a square table facing front.
An elderly Bertha sits in a wheelchair wearing the Order of Canada Award medal with Prime Minister Jean Chretien standing behind her, a young lady is shown standing to his left.
A coloured graphic of a circle divided into four, each a different colour, red, black, yellow and white.
A man at the back of sled with dogs in front in the outdoor and snow in the ground.
Women and men stand together in front of a photographer holding framed portraits of ten Indigenous women.
A coloured portrait of an elderly Jenny Flett wearing a black cardigan and glasses.
A coloured photo of a Elder Elsie Yanik sitting in a living room singing a Cree Lullaby.
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