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With a culture deeply rooted in nature, Indigenous people believe that there are no barriers between the spiritual and physical worlds.
Uncover the legend of an Ojibway Chief turned to stone by the Spirit of the Deep Sea Water at Sleeping Giant Provincial Park in Thunder Bay or the Ojibway princess who protected her people from the enemy Sioux at Kakabeka Falls.
South of Kenora, Sioux Narrows Provincial Park was the site of an Ojibway battle with Sioux warriors.
Paddlers and hikers are treated to incredible pictographs, ancient paintings on rock surfaces, located throughout the Woodland Caribou Provincial Park. The 100 metre high Mazinaw Rock in Bon Echo Provincial Park features over 260 Algonkian red ochre pictographs on its cliff face, the largest Algonkian pictograph site in Canada. Quetico Provincial Park is home to spectacular pictographs, sacred for Anishinabe People.
View depictions of animals and people carved into a flat expanse of white marble rock by the Algonkians between 600 - 1,000 years ago at Petroglyphs Provincial Park.
In additions to kayak, canoe and SUP equipment rentals, the Algonquin Canoe Company also provides GPS points throughout the traditional Wolf Lake First Nations territory highlighting portage routes, campsites, sight-seeing areas, historical sites and other points of interest.
Experience the past and the present with nature-based tours on beautiful Manitoulin Island with Great Spirit Circle Trail. Guests at the Cree Village Eco Lodge in the historic community of Moose Factory can learn about the lands and waters of southern James Bay.
Wiikwemkoong, Manitoulin's largest First Nation community and the only officially recognized Unceded Indian Reserve in Canada, also offers tours on the island. Let local guides share the history and legends of the Anishnaabek of the Three Fires Confederacy - the Ojibwe, Odawa and Pottawatomi peoples.