Anishinabe Nibin (Algonquin Summer)

Join us on October 6 and 7, 2018, as Gatineau Park celebrates Algonquin culture. Anishinabe nibin, or “Algonquin summer,” is a great opportunity to learn more about the traditional Algonquin way of life, as well as a chance to see artisans at work.


  • Demonstrations: How to build a birchbark canoe, how to make snowshoes, how to tan hides
  • Presentations by Daniel (Pinock) Smith on building a traditional birchbark canoe
  • Share your #FallRhapsody pictures on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.



    819-827-2020 or 1-866-456-3016 (toll-free)

    Free parking and free activities.

    Organized in collaboration with the communities of Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg and the Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nation.

    The National Capital Commission (NCC) is proud of its association with the following media partners of the Fall Rhapsody: Rogers Media (KiSS 105.3, Country 101.1, 106.1 CHEZ, 1310 NEWS), Bell Media (94.9 Rouge, ÉNERGIE 104.1), Ottawa Metro and LeDroit.