The film excerpts under this theme consider the role of women, ways of thinking about hunting and fishing, forestry management, the technique of building an igloo, the importance of spirituality, and the preservation and transmission of ancestral values.


Passing of Gifts This theme celebrates the gifts of Aboriginal ancestors that have been passed on from generation to generation. Students will cultivate a new appreciation for the scholarly knowledge that has been preserved. Examples include ecological stewardship, medicinal practices and technological achievements.


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