19th Cen­tury Win­ter

The Glengarry News - - The Opinion Page -

How did First Nations live dur­ing the cold months, in the bush, in the 1800s?

Find out at the Fe­bru­ary 4 Dun­ve­gan Win­ter Car­ni­val which this year will fea­ture a reen­act­ment of a First Na­tion win­ter camp where folk­lorists Ca­role Pagé and her hus­band Eric Char­bon­neau will be pro­vide a liv­ing his­tory demon­stra­tion of In­dian and Métis life in the woods of 19th Cen­tury On­tario. They will be bring­ing their teepee and will en­ter­tain vis­i­tors with na­tive leg­ends as they cook tra­di­tional ban­nock on a stick over a roar­ing camp­fire. The ac­tiv­i­ties be­gin with a coun­try-style break­fast that will be served from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the Dun­ve­gan Recre­ation As­so­ci­a­tion (DRA) Hall, 19053 County Road 24. Free out­door fun at 19314 County Road 24 will be of­fered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Or­ga­nized by the DRA, the pro­gram in­cludes sleigh rides, sled­ding, skat­ing, home­made soup and rolls, snol­ley­ball (vol­ley­ball in the snow), a bon­fire with marsh­mal­lows and a scav­enger hunt.

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