An exhibit that introduces its audience to the rich culture of the Eeyou through the traditional way of travelling. Through sensory immersion, visitors will be introduced to the vast territory of Eeyou Istchees, Land of the Cree and come to understand that walking teaches values such as building strength, endurance and respecting the many teachings of our Elders.
The exhibition contains approximately 150 artefacts selected to demonstrate the many facets of walking in our culture. Everyday objects from snowshoes, moccasins, parkas, tools for hunting and trapping, mittens to intricately decorated ceremonial outfits are on display.
“Audio, video and photographs reveal the sights and sounds of our land and our people. Compelling artwork by contemporary Cree artists is featured throughout the exhibit, illustrating another mode of creative expression in our cultural identity.
Languages: Cree, English & French
Rental Cost: Under $20,000 (USD)
Shipping Cost: Inbound, one-way
Minimum Rental Period: 12 weeks
Size: Under 5000 sq ft / 465 sq m
Availability: 2020 and beyond
Security Level: Moderate
Number of Crates: 9
Total Crated Weight: 11,000 lbs
Original Objects: yes
Interactives: 1 touch screen
Supplementary Materials: Educational materials
Lending Organization: Aanischaaukamikw Cree Cultural Institute
Contact Person: Rob Imrie, Director of Programs