www.historicplaces.ca/en/rep-reg/place-lieu.aspx?id=11705 Canada’s Historic Places – Peteroglyphs Provincial Park, home to the largest collection of ancient First Nations petroglyphs (rock carvings) in Ontario. Considered a sacred site by many Indigenous people (called the teaching rocks or Kinomagewapkong) and used for ceremonial purposes year round
www.saintemarieamongthehurons.on.ca/sm/en/Home/index.htm Sainte-Marie Among the Hurons, located on the shores of Georgian Bay, this is the ancestral home of the Huron Wendat Nation. After extensive archeological and historical research, this site is celebrated today as a reconstruction of life between the Huron People and the French colonists.
http://lieuxpatrimoniaux.ca/en/rep-reg/place-lieu.aspx?id=14407 Serpent Mounds Park, Serpent Mounds is located on the north shore of Rice Lake, near Peterborough. It is a sacred site and home to nine burial mounds dating back 2000 years. Hiawatha First Nation has been recognized as stewards of this sacred site.
http://www.canoemuseum.ca/ The Canadian Canoe Museum – The museum’s collection of over 600 items represents paddled crafts from all parts of Canada.It offer many exciting field trip opportunities for schools, including day and over-night programs.
Wahta Mohawks First Nation http://wahtamohawks.ca/ The Wahta Mohawk Territory is located near Bala, Ontario. The Wahta Mohawk people are descendent from the Five Nations Confederacy (later Six Nations) which also includes the Oneida, Onondaga, Cayuga, Seneca and Tyendinaga Nations.
Moon River Métis Council http://www.moonrivermetis.com/ The Moon River Métis Council was officially created on December 5, 2004 to represent the Métis people of Parry Sound / Muskoka. In the Penetanguishene area in the early 1820’s, a Métis community was established that provided an opportunity for individuals to fish trade furs, farm and engage in logging.
Curve Lake First Nation http://www.curvelakefirstnation.ca/ Located on the peninsula between Chemong and Buckhorn Lakes, northwest of Peterborough, Ontario, Curve Lake First Nation is home to approximately 1800 members of the Mississauga Ojibway. This band of Anishinaabek people settled here in 1829 and are part of the Williams Treaty of 1923.
Alderville First Nation http://www.aldervillefirstnation.ca/index.html Alderville is located on the south shore of Rice Lake and it is a Mississauga Ojibwe (Anishinaabe) First Nation community. Alderville is home to the Black Oak Savanna & Tallgrass Prairie which is the largest remaining tallgrass prairie left in Ontario. Due to the type of vegetation found here, grassland with oak are the dominant tree species, the area is also home to valuable and diverse animal and plant species.
Hiawatha First Nation – http://www.hiawathafirstnation.com Hiawatha First Nation is located on the north shore of Rice Lake, southeast of Peterborough Ontario. In 1992, the stewardship of Serpent Mounds Provincial Park was returned to the Hiawatha First Nation, who take care of the area and preserve the heritage of the burial ground.
The Chippewas of Georgina First Nation http://georginaisland.com/ The Chippewas of Georgina Island First Nation is located on the south shore of Lake Simcoe, just east of Sutton and just south of Orillia. The First Nation is made up of three islands Georgiana (the largest), Snake and Fox Islands.
The Chippewas of Rama First Nation http://www.mnjikaning.ca The Chippewas of Rama First Nation is located on the eastern shore of Lake Couchiching. Rama First Nation is part of the Chippewa Tri-Council, known today as the Chippewas of Lake Simcoe and Huron The other two communities are Beausoleil First Nation on Christian Island and the Chippewas of Georgina Island. Today we call the area of Huntsville, Bracebrige and Gravenhurst—Muskoka—which is named after Chief Yellowhead (Musquakie), who served the Chippewa community as their chief from 1818 to 1844.