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At Museum of Ojibwa Culture, learn how this area became the center of fur trade in the 17th and 18th centuries. Take a guided walking tour and hear all the stories about the French settlers, the Huron refugees, and the clan system of the indigenous Ojibwa tribes. This National Historic Landmark also boasts the award-winning Sculpture and Clan Park, depicting distinguished members of the original seven Ojibwa clans, such as the medicine man from the bear clan and the hunter from the marten clan. Before you head to Saint Ignace, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Saint Ignace travel planner, to make sure you see all that Saint Ignace has to offer, including Museum of Ojibwa Culture.
Museum of Ojibwa Culture Reviews
I found information online about a walking tour that left from the museum. We were excited to check it all out as we are part of the Sault Ste. Marie Chippewa tribe. Upon speaking to Thomas, I found o... more »
Museum has a nice display to help represent what the local native culture was like. They have many artifacts with a description of what each was used for. They also have a reproduction of a long house... more »
Staff are amazing! An educational and enlightening self guided tour shares some of the Ojibwa history. There is a spot for kids to let out some creativity. Beautiful art adorns the walls and the garden. Definitely worth the stop!!
I am a Sault Saint Marie tribal member but I live outside of Michigan. I visit every couple of years and when I do I always stop by the museum. They are continually improving and have a lot of great information. There is also a kids section that my daughter has fun in. I also like the collection of books they have for sale. I would have a difficult time finding them elsewhere. I would recommend the museum to anyone looking to learn more about the Ojibwa culture.
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