National Indigenous Peoples Day 2022 at Explorer’s Point

Thanks to all the schools who came out to Explorer’s Point for National Indigenous Peoples Day and for visiting our museum!

Our mini birch bark canoe building workshop taught by Joanne Labelle was a success!

Keep an eye out for our announcement about the next mini birch bark canoe building workshop!

National Indigenous Peoples Day 2022

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day

This is a day for all Canadians to recognize and celebrate the unique heritage, diverse cultures and outstanding contributions of First NationsInuit and Métis peoples. The Canadian Constitution recognizes these three groups as Aboriginal peoples, also known as Indigenous peoples.

Join us on Explorer’s Point

Museum open 10 am – 4:30 pm

We invite you to join the Mini Birch Bark Canoe Workshop hosted by Joanne Labelle. This is a free workshop, but please register in advance so we have enough materials for everyone by calling the museum (705 744 5495), email education@mattawamuseum.ca or visit our gift shop.

We have a brand new exhibit for you to experience – an interactive app come and explore!

If you haven’t had time to visit the Canoe Build (outdoor exhibit), this would be a great time – it’s looking more like a canoe every day!

We have beautiful new crafts in our Gift Shop by talented local artists.

We are also selling these T-shirts in our gift shop.

Entry to the museum is free for this special event

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