History at Your Fingertips

Examine sewing tools used by Indigenous Peoples before European contact. Barter for craft supplies at Fort William and create traditional crafts to take home. Craft choices include bead work, a dream catcher, a voyageur’s fire bag, a leather ball, and a small medicine bag.

Curriculum Links:

  • Health & Physical Education
  • Social Studies, History & Geography
  • The Arts


Grade Suitability: 3+

Availability: September to June

Length: 2 hours

Cost (+HST): $6 per student