Taste of Métis Culture Craft ShowBatoche National Historic Site - Hwy 225, Saskatchewan
Indigenous, Crafts — Hands-On Activity
In order to celebrate Canada 150, the Friends of Batoche will showcase Métis culture through interactive and hands-on learning activities such as: traditional cuisine, storytelling, and Métis cultural demonstrations. We will be inviting vendors to sell and/or demonstrate their craft.
Activities will include storytelling of the bison and the many uses of its remains. Taste-testing of wild meats and bannock, including a chance to taste bear, moose, elk.
We will have demonstrations of finger weaving, beading, and shaganappi while offering hands-on participation. Shaganappi is the application of rawhide to a red river cart in order to hold it together.
This activity is in English.
This activity is wheelchair accessible.
Keywords: Walking, Tour, Storytelling, Performance, Outdoors, Nature, Museum, Historic Site, Family Friendly, All Ages, craft, taste test, vendor, goods, food
|Fri 29 Sep||No events scheduled.|
|Sat 30 Sep||9:00 AM to 5:00 PM|
|Sun 01 Oct||No events scheduled.|
In case of rain:
Indoor space provided
Batoche National Historic Site
Batoche National Historic Site - Hwy 225, Saskatchewan
Visitor Reception Centre
Batoche is 88 km northeast of Saskatoon. Follow Highway #11 north to Rosthern, Highway #312 east to junction 225. Batoche is 11 km north of this junction. From Prince Albert - follow Hwy 2 south to Domremy/Bellevue junction turn right (West) onto Hwy 225 and turn left (South) to stay on SK-225 W GPS Location: N 52°45'15.64" W 106° 6'22.20"
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Friends of Batoche Historic Site Inc.
Friends of Batoche Historic Site Inc. (Friends) is a Saskatchewan Non-Profit Charitable Corporation incorporated in January 2004. The majority of our activities occur at Batoche National Historic Site of Canada (BNHS) which is managed by the Parks Canada Agency.
Manager for Friends of Batoche