Experience the ‘Indigenous Peoples Experience’ at Fort Edmonton Park

By Deidre Thomas  Local Journalism Initiative Reporter The Indigenous Peoples Experience is truly an experience for individuals and families eager and curious to know more about the rich history and diversity of First Nations’ and  Metis peoples’ in Alberta; specifically in the Beaver Hills and Edmonton area. Unveiled at Fort Edmonton Park in July, 2021, the exhibit respects, highlights and honours the voices of Indigenous culture. The perspectives of over fifty Indigenous Elders, community members and educators helped to guide the concept of the exhibit and bring it to life. Vital engagement with local Indigenous communities, extensive research and review of historical documents was also instrumental in the planning process. Visitors can expect interactive and engaging video and sound displays, view historical Indigenous artifacts and learn more about the stories…

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