The Spirits & Saints package introduce you to some aspects of the Huron-Wendat’s spirituality and religion through the centuries. You’ll be presented their cosmogony, especially of its founding myth ” The Creation of the World “, at the Ekionkiestha’ long house, and then learn about animism through some of its most important concepts, like the importance of the Circle. At the Notre-Dame-de-Lorette church, you’ll see the changes brought by Christianism along with a few important figures, like Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, the only Aboriginal Saint of North America.
This activity is available for groups only and include:
For a group of 10 persons and more (reservation only)
Also offered for school groups.
It is possible to constitute your pack from different options “à la carte”
For reservation: (418) 847-2260
For our price list, see our price and schedule page.
We offer to high school groups to take place into the circle and discover the democratic universe, egalitarian and ecological values of the Huron-Wendat Nation.
This package begins with a guided tour of our permanent exhibition Territories, Memories, Knowledge, this exhibition presents the story of a living culture, through objects charged with memories. The journey continues to the longhouse, a reconstructed ancestral site including reproductions of artifacts and interpretive sites.
It’s around the fire that we offer to teens to discover the values, beliefs and democratic processes which are the foundations of the Huron-Wendat Nation. They will be invited to attend a Stick of speech ceremony; a technical diplomacy and mutual listening tools used in the council or meeting. This exercise will allow them to express themselves on the issues addressed by the Aboriginal guide. They pose a reflection on their roles in society and their impact on the environment. They will participate in the art craft of a wampum belt, to collaborate on this symbol of alliances and mutual commitment.
Duration : 2h30
$13,50 / student (for 30 students and more)
Accompanied by a native guide, your students will discover the traditional knowledge of the Huron-Wendat Nation and its cultural and historical heritage. This participative immersion will make your student leave the following experience :
Duration : 2h30
$13.50 / student (30 students or more)