learning podA learning pod like this provides one answer in today’s Turtle Island Walk trivia quiz.

Stroll down Turtle Island Walk key to quiz contest

In advance of the official dedication of Turtle Island Walk, DailyNews is offering readers a chance to win a prize package of a hoodie and some Turtle Island swag, sponsored by the Aboriginal Education Centre and the Office of the President.

To enter the contest, just answer the following five questions, which draw on information from the plaques posted along the pedestrian corridor that replaced Sunset Avenue from University to Wyandotte. The winner will be selected at random from all correct responses received by 4 p.m. Wednesday, September 20.

  1. Each of the learning pods along Turtle Island Walk is associated with one of the seven ancestor teachings. Which one is engraved in a plaque in the northernmost pod?
    a) to cherish knowledge
    b) to face life with courage
    c) to know your shared place within creation
    d) to know there is peace in love
    e) to walk through life with integrity
  2. The Wyandot people were known to Europeans in the late 1700s by what name?
    a) Hurons
    b) Iroquois
    c) Ojibwe
    d) Oneida
    e) Tuscarora
  3. According to section 35 of the Constitution Act (1982), which groups constitute the “Aboriginals peoples of Canada?”
    a) Indian
    b) Inuit
    c) Metis
    d) all of the above
    e) none of the above
  4. According to the Ojibwe creation story of Turtle Island, which one of the following animals was the most fearless?
    a) the bear
    b) the beaver
    c) the fox
    d) the muskrat
    e) the turtle
  5. The banners feature artwork by Teresa Altiman. Where else is her work exhibited?
    a) Algonquin Provincial Park
    b) Banff National Park
    c) Fort Malden National Historic Site
    d) Ojibway Prairie Nature Preserve
    e) Point Pelee National Park

Contest is open to all readers of the DailyNews. Send an e-mail with your responses to uofwnews@uwindsor.ca. One entry per contestant, please. Note: the decision of the judge in determining the most correct response is inviolable.