Shashish|Anutshish : a virtual museum to explore past and present First Nations culture.


Uashat mak Mani-Utenam

The objects surrounding us are priceless for what they tell of our history. Here, objects were chosen by the members of the Uashat mak Mani-Utenam community in order to constitute a collection showing what is important to them.

Lucien St-Onge has selected this item because ...

Because my father wore it. It's precious because I sense wisdom in it. It reminds me of all the teachings I've received, of the hunt and all the respect. It's the most important thing to me, after my family and spirituality.

Which object is it?

Laminated photograph of her grandmother, Caroline Tshernish Pinette, and her mother, Blandine Fontaine Bust of an African woman Metal boxesSmoked caribou-skin coat