Turtlesback is a digital exploration of the histories, languages and cultures of Canada’s Indigenous peoples. Turtlesback uses leading-edge interactive technologies to share stories and knowledge with visitors to raise awareness, understanding and appreciation of the Indigenous experience in Canada.
- GPS Smart Phone Application
Discover the location of First Nations across Canada with the Native Earth GPS app. The app also provides greetings in a variety of Indigenous languages.
- Web-Optimized Video Plays
Learn about the challenges facing many Indigenous people in Canada by watching two web-optimized videos featuring plays written by Yvette Nolan, an award-winning playwright, director, dramaturg and educator of Algonquin and Irish decent.
- Turtlesback Game
This interactive game guides players through four phases of Sky Woman creation story.
Turtlesback is a result of a partnership between Native Earth Performing Arts and Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, both of Toronto.
Funding for the project was provided by both the partners and Canadian Heritage.