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This series looks at traditional trades practiced by both the early European settlers and the First Nations people. More importantly, many depict some of the skills that were taught to the Europeans by First Nations in order to help them survive in Canada's wilderness.

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TOP: Too Young For the Hunt (detail), 2011
ABOVE (L-R): Waiting For the Three Sisters (detail), 2011; Snowshoes* (detail), 2011; Provider's Pride* (detail), 2011

*Based on photographs from Manitoba historical archives.

© Nathalie Bertin, 2009-2017.
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