Teachers Meet the Voyageur Guitar

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Teachers Meet the Voyageur Guitar

On Saturday April 9, 2011, educators had the privilege of hearing Jowi Taylor speak about his Six String Nation project during the OG & OH Consultants Association Conference at OISE -Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto The OG & OH Conference is run by the Ontario Geography Consultants' Association and the Ontario History, Humanities and Social Science Consultants' Association. Six String Nation is a story about Canada told through one very special guitar - a guitar made from wood, bone, steel, shell and stone representing every province and territory of Canada. The guitar is called the Voyageur. Read the full story in Jowi Taylor's book "Six String Nation".

All photos courtesy of David Spencer. Photos of David Spencer shot by Linda.


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Jowi Taylor making a presentation to the delegates of the OG & OH Consultants Association Conference about the Voyageur Guitar.




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Babe singing a Stan Rogers song and playing the Voyageur Guitar.




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Juli and Lucy with the Voyageur Guitar.




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Juli with the Voyageur Guitar.




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Laura with the Voyageur Guitar.




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Laura with Jowi Taylor and the Voyageur Guitar.




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Linda with the Voyageur Guitar.





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Lisa with the Voyageur Guitar.





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Lucy with the Voyageur Guitar.





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Patty with the Voyageur Guitar.





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Rajwant with Jowi Taylor an the Voyageur Guitar.





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David Spencer warming up the Voyageur Guitar.





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David Spencer shows a close up of the Voyageur Guitar.





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David Spencer leading the group in the song "This Land is Your Land" with the Voyageur Guitar.







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David Spencer leading the group in the song "This Land is Your Land" with the Voyageur Guitar.





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David Spencer with Jowi Taylor and the Voyageur Guitar.





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Group of teachers with the Voyageur Guitar case.





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The Voyageur Guitar case.