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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.
An elderly Lina Gallup sits at a table with over a dozen of men and women surrounding her with two other elderly women sitting and the others standing inside a family home with a large stone fireplace in the background.
A middle-aged Berta shown dancing, wearing a paisley blue and white shirt with tan-coloured pants.
A historic photo from the mid-1940s of a family with a father and mother wearing suits, surrounded by children in front of a log house.
Elsie Cardinal as a young mother standing with one daughter and son, three boys sitting on the tailgate of a blue truck in the front yard of a house.
Black and white picture group of adults and children wearing winter clothing in front of a wooden building with snow on the ground.
A young Elsie Cardinal kneeling next to her oldest son, the toddler is pointing toward himself, the background has a wooden structure in a treed yard.
A black and white portrait of a young Dorothy McDonald with a headband around the top of her forehead with black short hair coming down, wearing a traditional dress looking straight ahead.
A group of people around a table with different types of food, soup, bannock, fruits along both side of the table with a green table plastic cloth.
A headshot portrait of a young Bertha Clark-Jones wearing her authentic air force attire.
A group of women sit on chairs in a circle.
Jonathan Meilleur standing beside a painting of a buffalo.
An elderly Nancy and Bill Woodward stand beside a light blue canoe on a sandy beach, ripples of waves are shown on the lake in the background.
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