|WISH150 Northwest Territories Mosaic||TakingITGlobal asked students from across Canada to share their hopes and dreams for the future of the country. The Wish150 exhibit featuring the NWT Bison Mosaic is the result of these emerging artists’ talents and wishes.|
In the Northwest Territories, students from Deh Gáh School in Fort Providence and K'àlemì Dene School located in Ndılǫ, were encouraged to create a mosaic to express their identity, represent their community and share their wishes for Canada in the next 150 years.
|Community, Current Exhibits, Exhibits||Community Display Area||October 2017 - February 2018|
|We took care of Them: RCMP Special Constables in the NWT||“We took care of Them” celebrates and honors the contributions of Indigenous people in the NWT to policing in the north. Come to hear stories about Special Constables, told by community members for this exhibit. Learn more about the role that NWT communities played in helping the RCMP through rare video, photographs and interesting objects.
This exhibit was created in partnership with the Department of Justice and RCMP “G” Division to celebrate Canada 150.||Current Exhibits, Exhibits, Featured||Aviation Gallery||August 2017 - |
|Beaded Universe: Margaret Nazon||Margaret Nazon, a skilled craftsperson and contemporary artist from Tsiigehtchic NWT, blends traditional beading techniques with her fascination of images from the Hubble space telescope.||Current Exhibits, Exhibits, Northern Arts||Mezzanine & Bridge||November 2017 - March 2018|
|Narrative Threads||This exhibition grew out of an online project by the Textile Museum of Canada. The Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre was invited to choose textile-related objects from our collection and submit their stories to Narrative Threads – Crafting the Canadian Quilt.||Current Exhibits, Exhibits, Featured||Feature Gallery||February 2017 - October 2018|
|Making a Museum||See wonderful new acquisitions from the past decade on display for the first time.||Current Exhibits, Exhibits, Indefinite||Ramp||August 2016 - |
|This Land is Our Home: Wıìlıìdeh Yellowknives Dene||This is the story of the Wıìlıìdeh Yellowknives Dene First Nation and their traditional territory. The exhibition is a collaboration with YKDFN elders and cultural advisors to showcase their history, language and culture through artifacts, clothing, oral history and photographs.||Current Exhibits, Featured||South Gallery||October 2015 - October 2018|
|Ice Age Bison Discovery: Our frozen past and thawing future||On exhibit for the first time — a 13,650-year-old steppe bison skull found in Tsiigehtchic, NWT in 2007. This exhibit highlights ice age fossils and the changing landscape of the North.||Current Exhibits, Featured||North Gallery||June 2015 - June 2018|
|Dioramas||Immerse yourself in our 10 landscape dioramas that showcase the strong connection northerners have with animals and the land. To create these dioramas, we worked closely with wildlife experts, elders, and community advisors from across the NWT.||Current Exhibits, Exhibits, Permanent||North and South Galleries||Permanent - |
|Mooseskin Boat||From the late 1800s to the 1950s, mooseskin boats were built by the Shutagot’ine (Mountain Dene) to carry large amounts of cargo along dangerous mountain rivers. This boat was made in 1981 in partnership with the National Film Board and the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Come and learn about the largest artifact on permanent display.||Current Exhibits, Exhibits, Permanent||Feature Gallery||Permanent - |