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NWT Archives launches 13,000 photographs by Bern Will Brown

Yellowknife — July 6, 2022 The Department of Education, Culture and Employment (ECE) is pleased to announce the public launch of more than 13,000 photographs by Bern Will Brown. The Northwest Territories (NWT) Archives collection consists of pictures showing northern life through Brown’s lens over decades of living in and travelling the territory. Bern Will Brown, […]

Explore the PWNHC’s art collection online

Yellowknife — April 26, 2022 The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has launched the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre’s (PWNHC) Museum Art Collection online portal, featuring over 1,400 records and photos of artwork, including sculptures, paintings, prints, and textiles. The new portal increases public access to the PWNHC’s holdings, which showcases and preserves […]

Treaty 11 document returns to the NWT after 100 years

Yellowknife — September 14, 2021 In recognition of the 100th anniversary of the signing of Treaty 11, the historic document has returned to the Northwest Territories (NWT) and is on display for public to view at the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (PWNHC) Tuesday to Sunday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. until late October. […]

Museum Health and Safety Guidelines

To ensure the health and safety of staff and visitors, the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre has health and safety guidelines that comply with the GNWT’s Emerging Wisely Plan. These practices include: Proof of Vaccination is Mandatory Information to allow contact tracing will be collected per household Reduced overall visitor capacity. There will now be […]