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Aboriginal Experiences

Discover intriguing history and culture of Ontario’s indigenous people, from colourful pow wows to guided nature tours, evocative artwork to traditional cuisine.

Aboriginal Experiences

POW WOWS

Witness the moving spectacle of swirling feathers and jingling feet at an annual Pow Wows such as Manitoulin Island's Wikwemikong, the continent's largest and longest-running First Nations celebration.

ABORIGINAL CULTURE

Sample local delights like bannock, Indian tacos and strawberry juice, and admire aboriginal sculpture, paintings, and crafts such as porcupine quill baskets and porcelain ornaments.

HISTORY BUFFS

Enter a world of Longhouses, pictographs and teepees, some accessible only by floatplane, canoe or train. Learn about history that remains alive in Ontario.

ABORIGINAL OUTDOOR

Experience a reverence for the earth, wind and sky on tours that will take you to some of the most spectacular natural settings.

A First Nations guide demonstrates aboriginal drum-making.

CANADA AM AND GREAT SPIRIT CIRCLE TRAIL

Watch Canada AM’s Loren Christie cook the traditional dish of Bannock and make a deer-skin drum on a First Nations canoe heritage tour of Manitoulin Island with Great Spirit Circle Trail.

Aboriginal dancer performing with Ottawa skyline in background.

TURTLE ISLAND TOURISM

Be an Aboriginal Voyageur with Turtle Island Tourism, and take a journey through Aboriginal culture in the nation’s capital.