Saulteau First Nations Culture Camp underway

By Manavpreet Singh  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter Saulteau First Nation’s annual Culture Camp kicked off this weekend, giving participants a chance to learn traditional activities to understand the Indigenous way of life. The one-week camp started on August 19th and will run till August 26th at Moberly Road near the Saulteau First Nations band office. Tylene Paquette, the cultural connections coordinator for Saulteau, says the culture camp is a way to bring the old storytelling traditions into present life, where people gather to practice hunting and learn old traditional skills. In previous years, the main focus at the camp has been learning the traditional language, said Paquette. This year, moosehide tanning was a priority. ` This is a significant activity for our people because moose hide is enrooted in our…

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