Celebrating Indigenous heritage in Canada

The historical and cultural heritage of Indigenous Peoples is rich and diverse. Complete the sentences below to test your knowledge of sites and activities related to Indigenous heritage in Canada.

1. At the Manito Ahbee Festival, in Winnipeg, Manitoba, visitors can attend a Placeholder for the answer, which is a traditional gathering featuring music, singing and dancing.
2. On Manitoulin Island, in Ontario, the Wikwemikong First Nation practises the traditional harvesting of wild rice, which is also known as Placeholder for the answer.
3. Many Mi’kmaq Placeholder for the answer, rock carvings made centuries ago, can be found along the shores of Kejimkujik Lake, in Nova Scotia.
4. The Head-Smashed-In cliff, in Alberta, was used by Plains People to hunt herds of Placeholder for the answer, an imposing bovine species essential to their way of life.
5. In Wendake, Quebec, visitors can see a yänonchia’, or Placeholder for the answer, a traditional dwelling of the Iroquois.
6. The Kermode bear, or Placeholder for the answer, is an emblematic animal of the Great Bear Rainforest, in British Columbia.
7. Inuvik’s Great Northern Arts Festival, in the Northwest Territories, showcases Indigenous art forms, such as Placeholder for the answer carving.
8. At Enukso Point, in Nunavut, there are hundreds of Placeholder for the answer, piled stones traditionally used as markers by Innuit communities.
9. Visitors to Wanuskewin Heritage Park, in Saskatchewan, can warm up with an infusion of a plant found in many areas of northern Canada: Placeholder for the answer.
10. SGang Gwaay is an island off the coast of British Columbia where visitors can explore the remnants of a Haida village and see Placeholder for the answer that are characteristic of the First Nations of Canada’s west coast.