Inaadiziwin (A Way of Life)

Learn about Anishinaabe life, including daily and seasonal routines and the contributions of Indigenous Peoples to the fur trade in this virtual experience! Participants will discover items including building materials such as spruce root and birch bark, technologies such as the birch bark canoe and snowshoe, and foods such as berries, wild rice and maple sugar. Participants will learn about trading practices and how the knowledge and technologies shared by Indigenous Peoples with Europeans helped expand the fur trade across the North American Interior.

Curriculum Links:

  • Science and Technology
  • Social Studies, History & Geography

Grade Suitability: 3–7

Availability: Virtual: September to June

Length: 45 minutes

Cost (+HST): $135 per class