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Culture Days will return September 20 – October 13, 2024.

Moccasin Trail Walk at Lions Valley at 1pm with Sherry Saevil

In-person

History & heritage Indigenous Nature & outdoors Storytelling Tour
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Date and time

Location

Sixteen Mile Creek Inner Valley, Dundas St West at Lions Valley.

Lions Valley Park Road

Oakville, ON

Directions: Park in the lower parking lot. The trail starts under the Dundas Road bridge, along the creek.

Access

Free.

Offered in English.

About

Come with family and friends to explore the history of the lands in the Oakville area from an Indigenous perspective. Learn what you were not taught in school with a First Nations guide, while taking a relaxing walk amongst the beautiful colours of the Oakville Trail system along the inner west side of Sixteen Mile Creek. Your guide, Sherry Saevil, is a Cree woman from Treaty 6 territory, her passion for Indigenous issues developed naturally through personal and professional experience. She is the Indigenous Education Advisor for the Halton Catholic District School Board (HCDSB) and co-founder of Grandmothers Voice. Explore your trails, explore your history, explore your spirit. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Limited spots. Pre-registration is required. Masks must be worn at all times during the walk. Age: 2+

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Organizer

Town of Oakville

A vibrant and impressive community within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), the Town of Oakville is a beautiful lakeside town with a strong heritage, preserved and celebrated by residents and visitors alike. Founded in 1857, this striking town has become one of the most coveted residential and business centres in Ontario. This thriving municipality of about 215,000 residents provides all the advantages of a well-serviced urban centre, while also maintaining its small-town ambiance. Ideally located in a beautiful natural setting, Oakville offers first-rate facilities and amenities.

Contact

Town Of Oakville

culturedays@oakville.ca