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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 photo of a modern structure of a building with exposed big trusses and large big windows that make the inside of the building visible from the outside. White lights decorated around the front frame of the roof.
Black and white photo of two men and a woman standing close to each other, the woman is Dorothy McDonald shown pointing and as if speaking toward the men with a teepee standing in the background and a young child holds a sign board and some trees on the far distance.
A coloured painting of a light blue star, orange-looking moon with colours of the medicine wheel, the earth is shown with a wolf howling, some pink writing on the black background reads: “Grandmother stars connect us from Earth to where we come from.”
A flyer for the Women of Nistawoyou Virtual Exhibit with the four logo above black and white photo of people.
A coloured picture of group of people standing together with the elderly people standing at the back and younger ones (mostly students) sitting in front of those standing people. Most of the students are wearing hijab. In the middle is an elderly fellow named Terry Garvin and a woman beside him is wearing a hijab is holding a certificate of award. Behind Terry is the picture of the medicine wheel on the wall
Connect newspaper dated October 28, 2016 with the headline New Virtual Exhibit honours Aboriginal Women through History and black and white photo of a tipi with a womand two men standing in front of it surrounded by local advertisement
A large group of people stand together on a sandy beach for a photo with a lake shown in the background.
A middle-aged Bertha stands beside another woman in front of handmade photo collages and landscape paintings.
Six women dressed in traditional clothing smile at the camera.
A front view of Anzac School in the nineties on a sunny day with the trees bright green and the school tin roof a deep colour of orange.
A black and white photo of Mrs. Golosky’s classroom at St. John’s School in the late 1960s, students sit in wooden desks facing the front, a young girl is shown in the back by a large chalkboard.
A black and white photo of four young children gathered smiling and standing around a birthday cake, the youngest sitting in a wooden highchair, a house and shed sitting in the background.
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