Handicraft

Length:
approximately 3h00

GUIDED TOUR — TRADITIONAL MEAL — MEDICINE WHEEL MAKING

Available at all times, upon reservation only. From mid-October to mid-June: 15 people minimum.

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)
  • Rainbow trout baked in a fine coat of clay, which allows the fish to keep all its flavour, served with wild 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.