Join us as Gatineau Park celebrates Algonquin culture in conjunction with Fall Rhapsody. 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.

Free family-friendly activity. Organized with the support of Kitigan Zibi Anishinabeg.

Date and time

October 8 and 9, 2022 from 10 am to 4 pm


At the Gatineau Park Visitor Centre, located at 33 Scott Road, Old Chelsea

Free parking. The site is accessible by public transit.


  • Demonstrations on making a birchbark canoe by Daniel (Pinock) Smith, one of the few masters of traditional canoe building
  • Demonstrations on making snowshoes and tanning hides
  • Crafts inspired by Algonquin ancestral traditions

Good to know

There are indoor washrooms and a drinking fountain at the Gatineau Park Visitor Centre. Accessible picnic tables are available on-site. Bring your own water bottle.


Outdoor kiosks are on a grassy area partially accessible by wheelchair.

We strive to host inclusive and accessible events for everyone. If you need special accommodations, please contact our client services.