Annual Harvest Festival and Pow Wow
Share the Pow Wow experience with your family and friends. Join us the third weekend in September.
Every 2nd Thursday of each month (excluding June- August), 7:30 pm in the Museum’s theatre. Visit their website for further details. Doors open at 7pm.
Moccasin Making Workshop: November 12th 9-4pm Make a custom pair of fleece moccasins from genuine hide and fleece. Workshop is led by Marjorie Henhawk. (Age: 14+) $70- $75
Drum Making Workshop: November 18th and November 25th: A two day workshop facilitated by Bill Hill. Construct your very own drum and receive teachings of the drum to calm and awaken the relationship between the human and spirit world. The workshop ends with a drum awakening ceremony and potluck to feast the unity of the spirit of the drum maker and the drum itself. Registration is Required. Call for Details.
The Final Days of Tecumseh: Readings: Saturday January 20th, 2018: A reading and discussion of this play by noted local playwright, Marion Johnson and Chippewa elder and historian, George Henry. Participants gained an increased understanding of First Nations people, both what they have achieved and what they have endured. The play is an important follow-up to the work of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission.
Family Fun Day: Monday February 19th, 2018: The Museum will be open and is hosting a variety of indoor and outdoor family fun activities for all ages. Experience storytelling, warm up with a fire in the longhouse, tour the gallery, try our MOA VRchaeology experience, create children’s crafts and more.
Maple Harvest Festival: March 10th, 2018: We invite you to join our 2nd annual Maple Harvest Festival. Learn traditional maple harvest techniques, try some maple goodies, or participate in maple themed activities for the whole family.
10th Annual Harvest Festival & Pow Wow: September 15th and 16th, 2018: Experience aboriginal dancing, drumming, traditional Pow Wow, kids activities, cultural food and crafts, hands-on workshops, and more! Click HERE to volunteer with this event.
Purification Ceremonies: Every full moon. Hosted on the Lawson Site at the Museum, but independently organized. Contact the coordinator for details.
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