People met along the way

The north south divide: myth or reality?


Simon's legacy, Nibinamik (Summer Beaver)

Simon Beaver is a fine man. His nephew Moses Beaver claims Simon has taught him everything he knows about the land and ancestral traditions. Simon Beaver is unlike many other elders. He keeps meticulous written records of his life. In First Nations communities, knowledge is typically transmitted orally from the elders, very few written texts exist. The unique heritage of First Nations knowledge and legends risks disappearing when Simon and other elders die.