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Indigenous Experiences

Discover Ontario’s First Nations' intriguing history and culture from colourful Pow Wows to guided nature tours, evocative artwork to indigenous cuisine.

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Indigenous Culture & History

Sample local delights like bannock, Indian tacos and strawberry juice, and admire Indigenous sculpture, paintings, and crafts such as porcupine quill baskets and porcelain ornaments. Enter a world of Longhouses, pictographs and teepees. Learn about history that remains alive in Ontario.

Indigenous Outdoor

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

Pow Wows

Witness 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.

A First Nations guide demonstrated Indigenous art


Embark on a Canadian Signature Experience on a canoe heritage tour, or take a guided spirit walk on Manitoulin Island.

The interior of the conference centre, showing exposed beams on the ceiling.


Enjoy the contemporary design combining the natural elements of wood, stone and décor reflecting the First Nations traditions at Manitoulin Island’s most recent waterfront accommodation.