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"The Honour of One is the Honour of All", Conference 2018
E. Field Trip Options
FIELD TRIP OPTIONS
SC-CC 2018 Conference
The conference planning team is pleased to offer a variety of excursions to introduce the natural landscape and history of the land on the traditional territories of the Anishinaabe and Algonquin Peoples.Thursday, July 5th
The following daytime field trips are offered from Gzowski College. The cost is $20 for each field trip per person which includes tax, bus return transportation, admission/ bus parking fees and honoraria for guides.
- Each field trip is up to 3 hours in the morning (leaving at10a.m.) or afternoon (leaving at1p.m.).
- Afternoon field trips will end around 4:30 p.m. back at Gzowski College.
- Pick up lunch at Trent between 12 and 2 p.m. with cash/debit card.
- Bring your own water bottle; there is a refillable water station at Gzowski College.
- Bring a hat and comfortable clothing for walking outdoors. (The buses are not air conditioned!)
- You will be invited to select a morning or afternoon trip, or indicate both for a full day.
- At each site, there is a gift shop for individual purchases.
1. Petroglyphs Provincial Park: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Petroglyphs_Provincial_ParkThis excursion features a guided visit with a Curve Lake First Nation member to the largest known concentration of ancient rock carvings (Petroglyphs) in Canada known as Kinomaage-Waapkong, a sacred teaching site for generations of Anishinabeg. Protected by a large dome, the massive rock has numerous images. There is an accessible route to view the rock, as well as extended trails to explore.
2. Curve Lake First Nation:We visit the Curve Lake Cultural Centre http://www.curvelakeculturalcentre.ca/ to meet cultural advisors and be introduced to the Ojibwa language and traditional crafts. The tour will also visit the Whetung Ojibwa Centre www.whetung.com with traditional and contemporary crafts and art work by Indigenous artists from across Canada and the United States.