The Celestial Bear: The Six Nations’ Night Sky – Planetarium Show – Sarnia Library Theatre – 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Learn about indigenous astronomy in this fascinating show that blends local culture, history and modern-day astronomy that shares the Six Nations’ sky lore and language through traditional indigenous night-sky stories. With narration and visuals by a live presentation and pre-recorded excerpts (in English, Mohawk and Cayuga), learn about the story of the bear and the brothers and how it is retold every year with the rotating patterns in the night sky. See the same stars with a completely different understanding and appreciation!
This show was collaboratively-produced by members of the Six Nations, McMaster’s
Indigenous Studies Program, and the McCallion Planetarium.

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