The 2016 Week-end Rendez-Vous
Every Saturday and Sunday in July and August, we offer activities as well as the guided tour. A sure way to please the whole family!! You can watch a flint knapping demonstration, participate in a cornhusk doll making workshop or have a taste of traditional Iroquoian dishes. Visits on week-ends at the Tsiionhiakwatha site can last all day!
Flint knapping workshop with archaeologist Michel Cadieux
Iroquois food sampling activity (corn soup and bread + smoked fish)
Objibway dreamcatchers activity with Crystal Henry
Native teachings and workshop with Chief Top Leaf, of Kanhawake
Mohawk black ash basket workshop with Akwesasne Carrie Hill
Mohawk pottery activity with Akwesasne Natasha Smoke
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE IROQUOIS CORN HUSK DOLL WORKSHOP HAS BEEN CANCELED
August is Archaeology Month
NEW: 2016 PUBLIC ARCHAEOLOGICAL DIGS!
In July-August 2016 the Droulers archaeological site becomes the largest excavation site in Québec, with the on-site presence of the École de fouilles of the University of Montreal, directed by Dr. Claude Chapdelaine. More than 10 archaeologists work for a fifty days shift, letting the public discover the surprises and wonders hidden in the ground for 600 years!
Public digs last 1 hour per group of 4 max.IT IS STRONGLY RECOMMENDED TO BOOK IN ADVANCE. The price is $ 20 per group. Public excavations dates are: 23-24, 30-31, July 6-7, 13-14 and 20-21 August 2016. It is possible to participate in the week by reservation only, Tuesday to Friday from 10:30 to 11:30.