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St. Ignace Heritage Days

St. Ignace Heritage Days, July 12 - July 14
Join us as we pay special tribute to our rich history. Experience life as it was in the 1760's, learn the traditional methods of making birch bark baskets or hand drums. Special presentations, live music, traditional foods and a variety of other events occur during this celebration.
 
St. Ignace Heritage Days schedule of events, Friday, July 12
10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Historical re-enactors, French and Native American encampments (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
2-4 p.m.: Historic weapons presentation - Nick Barber (Fort de Buade Museum)
4-6 p.m.: Drum making demonstration workshop and drum teachings - Tony Grondin (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
6-7 p.m.: Grandmother Moon Drum Circle - drummers/singers (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
 
St. Ignace Heritage Days schedule of events, Saturday, July 13
10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Historical re-enactors, French and Native American encampments (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
10 a.m.-6 p.m.: Docent tours - MHS board and staff (Fort de Buade Museum)
10 a.m.-5 p.m.: Museum of Ojibwa Culture tours - Becky Simmons (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Black ash basket demo and workshop - Marge Bekins (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Porcupine quill demonstration workshop - Sally Paquin (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Dreamcatcher workshop - Teresa Flamand (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Traditional medicine plants workshop - Lisa Burnside (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Corn husk doll workshop - Francie Wyers (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
 Noon-1 p.m.: Grandmother Moon Drum Circle - Performances throughout the day (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
1-5 p.m.: Native American dancing and drumming Hessel drum Mukkwa Giizhik and dancers (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
1-5 p.m.: Hoop dancer - Internationally known Shane Flamand (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
 
Re-enactments, black powder turkey shoot and tours scheduled for Sunday, July 14
10 a.m.-8 p.m.: Historical re-enactors, French and Native American encampments (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Black powder turkey shoot - Nick Barber and Rudy Hennekes (St. Ignace gun range. Open to public, $10 entry fee to shoot Castle Rock Road, St. Ignace)
10 a.m.-1 p.m.: Museum of Ojibwa Culture tours - Becky Simmons (Museum of Ojibwa Culture)
1-4 p.m.: Docent tours - MHS board and staff (Fort de Buade Museum)
 
These events brought to you by the St. Ignace Events Committee, Michilimackinac Historical Society, Museum of Ojibwa Culture, Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians and the many volunteers who so generously give of their time.

Events sponsored by the Museum of Ojibwa Culture, Michilimackinac Historical Society and the Sault Ste. Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians.

For more information, call the St. Ignace Museum of Ojibwa Culture at 906‑643‑6627.

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07.12.2019 - 07.14.2019
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