Culture - Aboriginal Tourism
It’s the perfect opportunity to get to know this vibrant people.
The Mashteuiatsh Ilnu nation is proud of its heritage. That doesn’t keep them from looking ahead with the sharp gaze they’ve honed for thousands of years. Welcome to the modern age! Because everything is a matter of balance and respect, the Mashteuiatsh Ilnu dig into their own traditions to share their values through cutting-edge initiatives.
- Musée Amérindien de Mastheuiatsh
In the Musée Amérindien de Mashteuiatsh, a new exhibit uses the latest technologies so you can experience Indigenous culture from up close. With the help of a smartphone-based multilingual audio guide, embark on a rich, immersive journey; you’ll be amazed. To this day, the nation remains true to its sharing-based traditions.
- Site de transmission culturelle Uashassihtsh
Don’t miss a visit to the Uashassihtsh cultural learning site, a magical place on the shores of Pekuakami (Ilnu for lake Saint-Jean).
- Festival de contes et légendes Atalukan
And don’t forget Festival de contes et légendes Atalukan in August.
- Grand rassemblement des Premières Nations
And that’s not all, gather round and celebrate at Grand Rassemblement des Premières Nations. It’s the perfect opportunity to get to know this vibrant people’s traditional customs, songs, and dances.