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SNOWSHOES AND NATURE PACKAGE

 

(Without meal)

 

STROLL IN THE FOREST

A guide accompanies the visitors on snowshoes in the forest to initiate them to the natural environment that surrounds them.

GUIDED TOUR

(With a guide wearing traditional cloths).

Visit of the Annonchia, 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. Sweating lodge and medicine of ours ancestors. Giant tipi, discovery of the different first nations and actual situation of the Hurons-Wendat people.

 

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.

Duration: about 2h30-3h00

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SNOWSHOES AND NATURE PACKAGE

15 people and more

(With meal)

 

STROLL IN THE FOREST

(With a guide wearing traditional cloths).

A guide accompanies the visitors on snowshoes in the forest to initiate them to the natural environment that surrounds them.

 

Guided tour

(With a guide wearing traditional cloths).

Visit of the Annonchia, 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. Sweating lodge and medicine of ours ancestors. Giant tipi, discovery of the different first nations and actual situation of the Huron-Wendat people.

 

TRADITIONAL MEAL - BISON SAUSAGES

Presentation of the menu by an Indian guide. (NEK8ARRE ritual)

  • Traditional soup of the day and bannock (Indian bread)
  • Maple flavoured bison sausages served with wild and white rice accompanied by seasonal vegetables.
  • 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.

 

TALES AND LEGENDS

According to ancient believes the people who had knowledge had to transmit it to the younger generations within the Nation. This is where many legends come from. These tales and legends are shared with our visitors, such as the ones about the Creation of the world, the Monstrous Bear, the Discovery of Fire and the Gift from the Great Spirit. Visitors leave enchanted !

Duration: about 4-4.5 hours

 

 

Promenade forest

Histoire hurons wendat

Roue de la médecine

visite guidée animation

Tambour

 

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