Fort McPherson Tent and Canvas

 

The Government of the Northwest Territories commissioned Fullstory Film to profile Fort McPherson Tent and Canvas Company, a subsidiary of the Business Development and Investment Corporation, to increase trade and tourism to the arctic regions of Canada while promoting aboriginal artisans throughout the Territories.

 
A community staple, Ernest Vittrekwa and his grandson, featured in the video. 

A community staple, Ernest Vittrekwa and his grandson, featured in the video. 

Inside a fish smoking shack. Fishing and hunting remain a dominant part of aboriginal culture north of the 60th parallel. 

Inside a fish smoking shack. Fishing and hunting remain a dominant part of aboriginal culture north of the 60th parallel. 

The Dempster Highway - connecting the Northwest Territories to it's western neighbour, the Yukon Territory. Fireweed, featured prominently, is the official flower of the Territories. It's namesake stems from it's abundance following seasonal forest fires.

The Dempster Highway - connecting the Northwest Territories to it's western neighbour, the Yukon Territory. Fireweed, featured prominently, is the official flower of the Territories. It's namesake stems from it's abundance following seasonal forest fires.