An ancient horse jaw from a mud flow of a collapsed slope near Midway Lake, on the Peel Plateau, in the Fort McPherson area. It was recovered by Bernard Lauriol of the University of Ottawa in 2010. North American horses died out 12,000 years ago but not before they migrated to Eurasia.
A baby belt of embroidered off-white stroud with canvas backing, edged with a single line of white beads. Yarn embroidery consists of large red and pink flowers. Minnie Francis made this baby belt for her grandchild in the early 1970s.
A dog whip with braided caribou skin lash, secured to wood handle with moose hide tab. It was used by musher George Robert in the 1970 NWT Centennial Dog Team Patrol from Fort McPherson to Dawson City, Yukon.
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).