October 5 & 6, 2021 – 9:45 am to 2:15 pm

Please note that this is an invite-only event organized for select grade 5 and 10 history and civics classes. Teachers, please ensure you are the only person registering for your class. Registration is open from September 14th – 21st.

Event details

Date: October 5-6, 2021, 9:45 am to 2:15 pm. 

Opening ceremony: 9:15 am on October 5. If you plan on attending the ceremony, please arrive on time.

Location: SGEI at Niizhwaaching Aanikoobijigeng Gikinoo’amaadiiwigamig (Fort Frances) campus grounds, 1452 Idylwild Drive, Fort Frances, ON

Lunch: Soup and bannock will be provided. Students are welcome to bring their own lunches.

Weather: Fall Harvest is an all-weather event. We encourage all participants to dress warm. Warming stations will be on site.

Event contact: Robert Horton, roberth@7generations.org


Treaty knowledge

Grandfather drum

Fish preparation

Deer preparation

Geese and bear grease

Traditional medicines

Bannock making

Anishinaabemowin Teepee

Wild rice parching*

Honouring our children

Wild rice dancing*

Métis games

Wild rice winnowing*

Bannock on a stick

Wild rice finishing*

*Wild rice stations: due to recent weather and water levels, SGEI may not be able to host wild rice stations this year. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Online resources

Can’t make it to our 2021 Fall Harvest? Check out our Fall Harvest video series! Each video explores an Anishinaabe practice. Students can follow along and complete the workbook to solidify their knowledge.