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NWT Residents Honoured at Minister’s Cultural Circle Awards

Government of the Northwest Territories August 22, 2011 Five Northwest Territories (NWT) residents and organizations were honoured this morning at the inaugural Minister’s Cultural Circle Award Ceremony. The event took place in the South Gallery of the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre, as a way of recognizing the important and lasting contributions of those […]

ECE Calls for Minister’s Cultural Circle Nominations

Tuesday, June 28, 2011 The GNWT is accepting nominations for its inaugural Minister’s Cultural Circle to recognize those who contribute to preserving and promoting the arts, cultures and heritage in the Northwest Territories. The Circle, sponsored by the Minister of Education culture and Employment Jackson Lafferty, recognizes contributors at the local, regional, or territorial level. […]

Each quilt tells a story

Textile artist has her first solo show Adrian Lysenko Northern News Services Published Thursday, May 5, 2011 SOMBA K’E/YELLOWKNIFE – After more than 3,000 hours of hard work, textile artist Shawna Lampi-Legaree will be having an exhibit at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. The exhibit, Through Her Eyes, will feature 10 large quilted […]

NWT Celebrates Heritage Week

Thursday, February 17, 2011 February 21-27 is Heritage Week, and northern cultural and heritage organizations are celebrating by hosting several events and programs across the territory. To kick off the Week, the 2011 Pan-Territorial Heritage Fair is being held February 17 and 18 at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre.“Awareness, appreciation and promotion of […]

Northwest Territories Honours Veterans

Wednesday, November 10, 2010 In honour of Remembrance Day, a new web feature entitled A Place of Honour: War Casualties Commemorated in NWT Place Names is available on the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre’s website. The webpage features lists of Second World War casualties, Victoria Cross recipients, Wartime Naval losses, Canadian Military Actions and […]