Kitigan Zibi & Kijicho Manito Madaouskarini Algonquin First Nations collaborate to build Pikogan.

By Rob

Since time immemorial the land we have come to know as North Hastings has been inhabited and cared for by the Algonquin people. Recently, birch bark canoe builders Chuck Commanda of the Kitigan Zibi Algonquin First Nation and Stephen Hunter, leader of the Kijicho Manito Madaouskarini Algonquin First Nation spent a week working with a small group of volunteers on recreating an Algonguin dwelling used by their ancestors throughout history known as a Pikogan. Read more…

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