A hand-cranked sewing machine purchased by Rose Drygeese and Sophie Lacorne at Weaver & Devore Trading Ltd. in Yellowknife in the 1940s. They shared the machine while living in Detah and at bush camps, and loaned it out frequently to friends.
An 'Edison Amberola 30' phonograph that played wax cylinders. The internal horn on this machine has been removed and the box is missing its wooden front grille. The 'Blue Amberol' cylinder on the playing cylinder is The Rocky Road to Dublin. This phonograph was used in Detah homes into the 1940s.
Effective Monday, March 16, 2020, the Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre (PWNHC) will be closed to the public until further notice as a precautionary measure to limit the potential spread of COVID-19 in the Northwest Territories.
À compter du lundi 16 mars 2020, le Centre du patrimoine septentrional Prince-de-Galles (CPSPG) sera fermé au public jusqu’à nouvel ordre. Il s’agit là d’une mesure de précaution pour limiter la propagation possible de la COVID-19 aux Territoires du Nord-Ouest (TNO).