Most of the world’s cultures have looked to the night sky as a cultural source of inspiration. Canada’s Indigenous used the night sky as a as a map, clock and calendar.

Indigenous Knowledge Keeper and Scientist, William Buck is a Cree Elder from the Opaskwayak Cree Nation.
He is also the Science Facilitator for the Manitoba First Nation Education Resource Center (MFNERC). He has an extensive knowledge of Astronomy and in particular Indigenous Astronomy. He refers to North Star or Polaris, also commonly known as the bright star at the of the Big Dipper’s handle, as the going home star (6 Minute, 53 Second Mark).
Buck has his own YouTube show called ‘Lessons From Beyond with Wilfred Buck’ and was named as one of the most interesting people in Manitoba by a local celebrity, Ace Burpee’s Top 100 Fascinating Manitobans.