Welcome To The North...From our pristine lakes to our rugged landscape and endless sky, Northern Manitoba has something to offer the adventurer in you. See the untouched wilderness and the hundreds of species of wildlife -- from polar bears and beluga whales, to caribou and arctic fox. Hear the roar of our majestic waterfalls and the haunting call of the loon. Taste bannock baked over a campfire and feel the warmth of our communities as they welcome you with open arms. This is the north... this is northern Manitoba.
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Featured AttractionSnow Lake Cross Country Ski Club (Snow Lake)
Groomed cross country ski trails and Ski Club.
Featured EventJune 21, 2015
Thompson National Aboriginal Day Events (Thompson)
This all-day event begins with a sunrise ceremony at daybreak. A tipi, tents and platform are set up at the celebration site, all of which takes place outdoors. The morning includes kids events, games & crafts (traditional & modern).
At noon, in the spirit of feasting - a community BBQ is held. The afternoon begins with the Grand Entry, greetings and launch of the Thompson Aboriginal Accord progress report, then comes entertainment, talent show, traditional adult games and contests (jigging, log sawing, goose calling, moose calling, trap setting, etc.). Food booths are incorporated into the day, sample a Bannock Burgers or Indian Taco.
The evening includes more entertainment, the Soaring Eagle Awards (recognizing outstanding Aboriginal people in the categories of Youth, Adult and Elder), retiring of the flags and fireworks. All events are free to attend and open to all and every aspect of the day is themed around celebrating culture. » more events