Handicraft

Length:
approximately 3h00

GUIDED TOUR — TRADITIONAL MEAL — MEDECINE WHEEL MAKING

Available from mid-June to mid-October, no reservation needed. Arrival time between 9am to 2pm.

GUIDED TOUR

With a guide wearing the traditional apparel

Visit of the Yänonhchia’, the long house, where is showed the traditional way of life and the social organisation at the Europeans arrival. Techniques of food preservation (smoker and dryer for the meat). Reminder of means of transportations of the old time. Initiation to the spiritual life of the Huron people. Sweat lodge and medicine of our ancestors. Giant tipi, discovery of the different First Nations and actual situation of the Hurons-Wendat people.

TRADITIONAL MEAL

Presentation of the menu (NEK8ARRE ritual)

  • Traditional soup of the day and bannock (Native bread)
  • Crispy fish with home tartar sauce, served with wild and white rice and traditional vegetable
  • Home style cake served with a savoury maple sauce.
  • Wild tea

MEDICINE WHEEL MAKING

Made of deer leather and goose and pheasant feathers, the medicine wheel is used to chase away illness. The cross represents the four cardinal points and intends to protect each and every home around the world. The caribou bones are symbol of luck.