A birch bark bowl, or ethawe, made by George Boots. He used it for drinking in the winter and for eating in the summer. Birch bark is strong and water resistant and can be easily cut and sewn. It has been a valuable material for Indigenous people for thousands of years.
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).