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Northern People, Northern Knowledge

Northern People, Northern Knowledge

Canadian Museum of Civilization

The First Canadian Arctic Expedition ranks as one of the boldest undertakings in the history of exploration. Leaving Nome, Alaska, in the summer of 1913, these Canadian explorers mapped most of Arctic Canada. Aided by the Inuit, the scientists travelled by...

The Inuvialuit Place Name Virtual Exhibit

The Inuvialuit Place Name Virtual Exhibit

Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre

Inuit identity is expressed through place names. This virtual exhibit translates these names from the Inuvialuktun language into English as it traces a route map through dozens of traditional Inuit settlements. Starting near the Mackenzie River delta,...

SydenhamDiscovery.ca

SydenhamDiscovery.ca

Strathroy Middlesex Museum

The Sydenham River in Southwestern Ontario winds through one of Canada's most ecologically and historically significant regions. Home to over 2500 unique species, the richest farming land in North America, the first commercial oil wells in the world and...

Fire + Earth

Fire + Earth

The Burlington Art Centre

Ceramic art and artworks from 57 accomplished Canadian ceramic artists are featured in this virtual exhibit. Created as a partnership between the Burlington Art Centre and the Itabashi Art Museum, the Fire plus Earth exhibit was seen in several art...

The Story of the Masks

The Story of the Masks

U'mista Cultural Society

Native masks are explored and the stories of the creatures they represent are explained. Visit the Story of the Masks exhibit and learn about the culture and ceremonies behind both the Native masks and the people of the Northwest Coast. Learn the...

Hands On!

Hands On!

Manitoba Crafts Museum and Library

Since 1928 the Manitoba Branch of the Canadian Handicrafts Guild has been creating works of art that symbolize the multicultural heritage of Canada. The mandate of the Manitoba Craft Guild was to search out new work and to preserve the old. From the start,...

Ilititaa... Bernier, his men and the Inuits

Ilititaa... Bernier, his men and the Inuits

Musée maritime du Québec

Discover the harsh reality experienced by the most famous French-Canadian explorer of the Canadian Arctic. Captain Joseph-Elzear Bernier was one of the foremost seafarers in Canadian history; his exploration of the Arctic Archipelago set the scene for...

The Fungus Among Us

The Fungus Among Us

Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History

The mushrooms and fungus among us are a kingdom of their own! The fungus kingdom is the largest branch of living species on Earth. The Nova Scotia Museum of Natural History presents The Fungus Among Us, a virtual exhibit featuring fungi in all its forms,...

A Scholar's Garden

A Scholar's Garden

Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Garden

Explore the cultural complexity and elegance embodied in Dr. Sun Yat-Sen's classical Chinese garden. The only Chinese garden created in the last century, this "Yi Yuan" or "Garden of Ease" is typical of the private spaces found within a Ming scholar's...

Fort Selkirk - Virtual Museum

Fort Selkirk - Virtual Museum

Government of Yukon

Fort Selkirk is the historic living museum on the Yukon River. For centuries, Fort Selkirk was a trading settlement for the Selkirk Nation and the Coastal Tlingit. When the Klondike Gold Rush hit, the town grew enormously and was almost the capital of the...

The Bishop Who Ate His Boots

The Bishop Who Ate His Boots

Old Log Church Museum

Missionaries who ministered in Canada's Arctic faced incredible obstacles and challenges. This is the story of some of the Arctic missionaries in the late 1800s and early 20th century, including the bizarre and harrowing 51-day journey of Bishop Isaac O....

Through the Eyes of the Cree

Through the Eyes of the Cree

The Allen Sapp Gallery

Cree artist Allen Sapp captures Cree culture through his art and paintings. Recognized around the world as one of Canada's preeminent artists, Sapp maintains the Allen Sapp gallery in North Battleford (Saskatchewan), near the Red Pheasant Reservation where...

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