SPIRITS AND SAINTS

Who : High School students

Duration : 2h30

An introduction to some aspects of the Huron-Wendat’s spiritual philosophy and religion through the centuries. Through Huron-Wendat’s founding myth “The Legend of Aatentsic, the Fallen Woman”, you will be presented their cosmogony by a guide. You will then learn about animism through some of its most important concepts, like the significance of the Circle. You will see the changes brought by Christianism along with a few important figures, like Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, the only aboriginal saint of North America.

  • Visit of the Ekionkiestha’ national longhouse with emphasis on myths, tales, rituals, celebrations and ceremonies;
  • Visit the permanent exhibition of the museum;
  • In-depth visit of the Notre-Dame-de-Lorette church;
  • A souvenir of your passage.

Learning fields: Social, artistic and Person’s development universes. 

**Also available to the general public, minimum of 10 people and on the reservation. ***Possible to create an « à la carte » package with other activities.

Available all year long, on reservation :

Contact : 418 847-0624 extension 6003
Email: [email protected]