Cultural Camp Sep. 8-10

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CAMP SCHEDULE

Are you interested in learning about Indigenous wilderness living skills this Fall? Have you ever cooked a goose over an open fire? What about setting up a duck blind or cooked bannock on a stick? Our 3 day hands-on experience includes learning about plants and trees for food and medicine, Indigenous subsistence harvesting methods, waterfowl preparation, building a duck/goose blind, the effects of climate change and impact it has on our life on the land, learn to dance our Anishinaabe dances including Men’s Woodland and Women’s Appliqué (Old Time Scrub), play baaga’adowe (Ojibwe lacrosse-stick ball game) and a field trip to one of our sacred places to visit hundreds of rock carvings (petroglyphs). We will listen to the wisdom and stories of long ago by our elders. You will be able to touch, see, hear, smell and taste what the Great Lakes has to offer. Welcome to the Anishinaabe Aki (Land of The Anishinaabe).

Do you know anyone of the age 13 and older that is interested in this type of experience? We want them to come and spend time with us in Curve Lake First Nation this Fall. The next ASWCO Cultural Camp will take place September 8th –10th, 2017.

This incredible opportunity has been provided by the Aboriginal Sport & Wellness Council of Ontario in Partnership with Curve Lake First Nation, the Ministry of Tourism Culture and Sport and Great Lakes Cultural Camps.

 

 

 

 

The camp has been specifically designed and created for First Nation, Métis, and Inuit youth age 13 -18 living in the ASWCO South East Region living in: Akwesasne, Alderville, Curve Lake, Georgina Island, Hiawatha, Pikwakanagan, Rama, Scugog, Tyendinaga (MBQ).

Primary Urban Centres: Pembroke, Ottawa, Cornwall, Kingston, Brockville, Oshawa, Peterborough, Toronto, Orillia

Or Belong to the Following Friendship Centres: Council Fire Native Cultural Centre, Nogojiwanong Friendship Centre, Odawa Native Friendship Centre, Ottawa Inuit Children’s Centre, Nogojiwanon Friendship Centre

Register today to avoid disappointment! To register contact Wes Marsden at 416. 553.1860 or wesley.marsden@aswco.ca