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Anishinaabe Keeshigun at Fort William Historical Park

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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An event every day that begins at 10:00 am, repeating until August 21, 2022


Celebrate Anishinaabe Keeshigun at Fort William Historical Park! Join us August 20-21 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. for a FREE event filled with entertainment, hands-on activities and demonstrations that highlight Anishinaabe culture, traditions, language, and technology.

There will be plenty to see and do all weekend long! Gather to see traditional dancing, drumming and singing. Sample traditional foods, including bakwezhigan (bannock), popped manoomin (wild rice), smoked fish, and strawberry drink. Play traditional sports, such as baggataway (lacrosse), double ball and atlatl (spear throwing). Watch artisan demonstrations, including canoe building and wood carving. Participate in the baggataway accuracy and bakwezhigan making contests, and more!

Interested in dancing, drumming, hosting a community booth, or selling your crafts at Anishinaabe Keeshigun? Registration for Pow Wow Dancers and Drum Groups will take place at the event. Registration forms for Community Groups and Craft Vendors are available on our website and are due by 4 p.m. on Friday, August 19, 2022.


August 20
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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