Mi’kmaq Basket Making & Heritage Path Tour

Immerse yourself in traditional Mi’kmaq culture as you learn the fine art of basket making in Elsipogtog First Nation, New Brunswick. After a traditional greeting, you will head into the woods along the Heritage Path for a smudging ceremony before learning about the trees used for basket making.

You will also get to see a teepee made by the very same elders who will be your teachers. After an introduction to the materials and processes, you will make a nest basket under the guidance of the elders. As you work on your basket, you will learn some traditional Mi’kmaq ways and phrases.

By the end of the day, you will leave enriched by the teachings of the elders, carrying a basket that you yourself have woven.

Tour Time: 11:45 a.m. – 5:45 p.m.
Tour Duration: 6 Hours
Tour Price: $173.87 per person (plus HST)
We operate this tour from May 17 to October 31
2-person minimum

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Price includes the following:

  • Friendly and professionally certified tour guide
  • All entrance fees
  • History and culture interpretation
  • Splendid Maritime hospitality included with all tours


What you need to know…

This “Mi’kmaq Basket Making & Heritage Path” experience is based out of Moncton, New Brunswick. Our vehicle is a comfortable, air-conditioned Mercedes-Benz Sprinter which holds a maximum of 11 passengers. This tour will operate every Tuesday and Thursday from May 17 to October 31, 2018.

**All tours will be departing from the DELTA BEAUSEJOUR (located in Downtown Moncton) at 750 Main Street, Moncton, NB, E1C 1E6 at the designated tour time at main entrance lobby off of the Main Street entrance.**

  • Secure-Paid parking is available 24/7 behind the hotel and is a cash only service
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