Fort William Historical Park To Host Anishnawbe Keeshigun Festival

Fort William Historical Park To Host Anishnawbe Keeshigun Festival

Thunder Bay, ON, July 3, 2015 – Everyone is invited to celebrate aboriginal culture at Fort William Historical Park's annual Anishnawbe Keeshigun festival, Saturday, July 4, and Sunday, July 5, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Fort is a perfect place to enjoy aboriginal drumming, singing and dancing. Artisans will demonstrate their talents and vendors will offer crafts for sale. The event will also feature aboriginal food such as wild rice, smoked fish and corn on the cob. Children may join in traditional games and crafts. There will be accuracy challenges for those who want to test their skills. Everyone will be welcome to participate in a traditional powwow and in various contests, featuring prizes.
"Aboriginal culture is a vital component of Canadian culture," says the Fort's General Manager, Sergio Buonocore. "Fort William Historical Park recognizes and continually celebrates the rich and enduring contributions of aboriginal culture. We welcome everyone to our annual Anishnawbe Keeshigun festival."
Free admission and parking.
Campers and RVs are welcome to stay overnight or longer. Please call 807 473-2344 for reservations or more information.

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Contact: Sergio Buonocore, General Manager, 807 473-2341.