Indigenous Experiences
Listen for the beating of the drums

Manito Ahbee Festival

Indigenous Experiences

Travel through Treaty land.

A visit to Manitoba means travelling through Treaty 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 territory and communities signatory to Treaties 6 and 10, the original lands of the Anishinaabeg, Anish-Ininiwak, Dakota, Dene, Ininiwak and Nehethowuk and the homeland of the Métis. Its ongoing existence is thanks to these ancestors and their present-day relatives who continue to love and care for the land.

Outdoor adventures like paddling, fishing, hiking and hunting follow the ancient paths of Manitoba’s original inhabitants, while powwows and other cultural events highlight the vibrant traditions that continue today.

Indigenous culture isn’t just a part of Manitoba’s past, it is a part of nearly every experience found in the province.

Within Winnipeg, learn about the history of Manitoba’s Métis founder Louis Riel or dine at a restaurant inspired by traditional Indigenous fare. Outside of our capital city, head to Whiteshell Provincial Park to walk through the centuries-old cultural site of the Bannock Petroforms, or head north to experience a traditional Indigenous way of life: dog sledding. These are just a few of the many Indigenous experiences you can have in Manitoba.

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Urban Shaman Gallery

These Tiny Helpers

Urban Shaman presents contemporary Indigenous Aboriginal art with integrity while remaining rooted in our diverse Aboriginal cultures.

Boreal Discovery Centre

Connect with Cultures & Traditions of the North

Visitors can explore how people historically adapted to the boreal region, allowing visitors to encounter animal species from the boreal forest, and features beautiful herb gardens, a greenhouse, and landscaping featuring boreal plants.

Feast Bistro

A Taste of Indigenous Cuisine

Your destination for Indigenous Cuisine in Manitoba. Bold flavours from our great land - bison, wild rice, bannock, pickerel, berries & more.

SAYZOONS

Métis Trapper Bingo

Get out in the snow on snowshoes and explore some beautiful places with us in southeast Manitoba. Métis Trapper bingo will have you looking high and low to find our catch. Enjoy the serenity of nature in winter, great birding and beautiful scenery.

A statue of Louis Riel's head (labelled "Riel 1844 - 1885) outside of Le Musée de Saint-Boniface Museum

Celebrate the Culture

Every third Monday in February, celebrate Louis Riel Day in Manitoba. The story of the Métis leader is celebrated across the province, with many statues, museums and tours exploring his legacy.

Bannock Point Petroforms

Immerse yourself in Indigenous culture and history by supporting a local, Indigenous-led tour or workshop in Manitoba.

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Bannock Point

Sustainable Development
Whiteshell Provincial Park, MB .

Hiking & Trails

Oroseau - Rapids Park

13079 Road 14 East, N 49.20003 W 96.91447
Emerson/Franklin Municipality, MB R0A 1T0

Hiking & Trails

SAYZOONS

434 Rue Sabourin
St-Pierre-Jolys, MB R0A1V0