Festival du Voyager Activities

Every Year, during one of the coldest weeks of February, Manitobans hold a giant out door festival celebrating the history of the fur trade. It brings French Canadian Voyageurs, Metis and First Nations histories back to life in one of the largest winter festivals in Western Canada. Each year there are Fiddling & Jigging Contests, … Continue reading Festival du Voyager Activities

metis inspired bracelet

Métis-Inspired Sash Bracelet

The Sash is a big part of the Metis and Voyager culture. The sash was used by the Métis as a practical item of clothing. It was decorative, warm and could be used to replace a rope if needed. The sash is one of the most recognized garments worn by the Métis. Traditionally, the sash … Continue reading Métis-Inspired Sash Bracelet