As our elders are advancing into their golden years, or passing on to another world, it becomes increasingly necessary to record their wisdom and knowledge. With the arrival of convenient modern technology, we, the younger generation, tend to forget the expertise that our grandfathers and grandmothers tried to pass on to us. Thanks to Robbie and Charlotte Koosees for sharing their knowledge of Omushkego Cree style snowshoe making.
Anastasia Weesk is a Cree translator and interpreter, originally from Fort Albany, who currently lives in Timmins, Ontario.
Charlotte and Robbie Koosees are Cree elders from Moose Factory, Ontario. They is always willing to share her knowledge of traditional Cree culture with others.
Grade Level:Primary(Grade 1 to Grade 3)
Subject:Arts and Crafts