Huron Traditional Site Onhoüa Chetek8e

A figure in period costume will be your guide as you immerse yourself in Huron-Wendat culture. While exploring a reconstituted village, you can learn about an age-old lifestyle. Visit a giant teepee, a longhouse, and smoking and drying huts. Listen to a storyteller recount fascinating tales and legends. Expert craftspeople will show you how snowshoes and canoes, both traditional means of transportation, are made. You can also watch ancestral dances or participate in different workshops, the latter being popular with children. For a complete sensory experience, sample traditional Wendat cuisine at the onsite restaurant.

Activities
  • Aboriginal Tourism

    People have always been fascinated by Aboriginal culture. Our site, created thirty years ago, makes us a tourism pioneer in Wendake! Here is the…

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  • Interpretation Centres

    Kwe! Learn about the history of the Huron-Wendat from past to present. Guided tours, canoe rides, tales & legends, Aboriginal performances,…

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Schedule:
All Days: 9:45am - 4pm

575, rue Chef Stanislas-Koska
Wendake, QC,
G0A 4V0
Huron Traditional Site Onhoüa Chetek8e

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  • Aboriginal Tourism

    People have always been fascinated by Aboriginal culture. Our site, created thirty years ago, makes us a tourism pioneer in Wendake! Here is the perfect place to learn about the history, traditions and folklore of the Huron-Wendat people. You will feel you have stepped back in time as you tour a longhouse, smokehouse sweat lodge, and fish and meat drying racks. Your guide will help you discover the rich history of the Huron-Wendat, as well as experience their vibrant present. Many other activities held onsite.

  • Interpretation Centres

    Kwe! Learn about the history of the Huron-Wendat from past to present. Guided tours, canoe rides, tales & legends, Aboriginal performances, handicraft workshop and much more. The "NEK8ARRE" restaurant in the community, which serves cuisine featuring wild game and fish, can accommodate 180 guests. Visit the "Le Huron" gift shop, with its selection of arts and crafts from different Aboriginal nations. Located 20 minutes north from downtown Québec City.