Museum of Ojibwa Culture, Saint Ignace

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At Museum of Ojibwa Culture, learn how this area became the center of fur trade in the 17th and 18th centuries. Take a guided walking tour and hear all the stories about the French settlers, the Huron refugees, and the clan system of the indigenous Ojibwa tribes. This National Historic Landmark also boasts the award-winning Sculpture and Clan Park, depicting distinguished members of the original seven Ojibwa clans, such as the medicine man from the bear clan and the hunter from the marten clan. A visit to Museum of Ojibwa Culture represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Saint Ignace travel planner to plot your vacation.
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  • ❣️ Definitely a must stop when traveling the UP. The grounds are beautiful and the staff is always friendly & informative. The museum shop has unique indigenous artwork, handmade jewelry and native...  more »
  • This is a small but carefully tended museum of indigenous culture on the site of the 1671 Jesuit mission. Exhibits focus on Native American veterans, Native children's experience at the boarding...  more »
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  • Staff are amazing! An educational and enlightening self guided tour shares some of the Ojibwa history. There is a spot for kids to let out some creativity. Beautiful art adorns the walls and the garden. Definitely worth the stop!!
  • I am a Sault Saint Marie tribal member but I live outside of Michigan. I visit every couple of years and when I do I always stop by the museum. They are continually improving and have a lot of great information. There is also a kids section that my daughter has fun in. I also like the collection of books they have for sale. I would have a difficult time finding them elsewhere. I would recommend the museum to anyone looking to learn more about the Ojibwa culture.
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