Category: Indigenous Culture

Rivers Run Through It - Embracing our Waterfont

Posted on Dec 01, 2019 by The Forks Market

 

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Pow wow 101: Four key parts to watch for

Posted on Aug 31, 2019 by The Forks Market

We are so lucky that numerous times a year, the members of our local Indigenous community gather at Oodena Celebration Circle to host pow wows where they sing, dance and celebrate their culture in a venue that is open to the public.

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The Loop: a 2.5K little adventure

Posted on Jul 17, 2019 by Lindsay Somers

  For years I’ve been running, walking and biking a downtown loop at The Forks. It is my favourite four season outdoor experience at the Forks. The loop...

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Niizhoziibean: Honouring our Indigenous heritage

Posted on Oct 02, 2018 by The Forks Market

In case you missed it, the South Point has been officially named Niizhoziibean (phonetically pronounced Nee-zho-zhi-been) to honour our city’s Indigenous heritage and its prominent place alongside the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. “South Point is the southernmost point of the...

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Forks Facts: Instagram Story Q&A

Posted on Aug 22, 2018 by The Forks Market

A little while ago on Instagram, we asked you what you've always wanted to know about The Forks, and you were full of really great questions about our history, what we're doing now, and what's ahead. We took the time to pick some of our favourites and respond! Here's what you wanted to...

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Canada Day: The playlist

Posted on Jun 27, 2018 by The Forks Market

If there's one staple for Canada Day at The Forks presented by Great-West Life, it's great music from Manitoban artists. We partner with

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Summer Kick Off: What's happening at The Forks this summer

Posted on Jun 21, 2018 by The Forks Market

Today is the first day of summer, and we're looking forward to all the events happening at The Forks during the summer! One of our favourite things is having a site full of people enjoying music, activities, and the summer sunshine. Here is the rundown of the major events going on this...

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Must-sees: Indigenous Day Live

Posted on Jun 19, 2018 by The Forks Market

Indigenous Day Live is coming up on Saturday, and they've got a stellar list of artists playing Festival Stage in the evening. The show runs from 7:30 to 10:30, but they have activities like traditional storytelling and games, Indigenous Day Live Pow...

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Canada Day: Stellar Manitoban talent in lineup

Posted on Jun 14, 2018 by The Forks Market

The Forks has teamed up with new presenting sponsor Great-West Life to heat things up this Canada Day with a stellar, all-local lineup of live music on two stages and tons of family activities all day long.   Thousands of people will be treated to performances...

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Forks-ology: What's under the land and what does it tell us?

Posted on May 23, 2018 by The Forks Market

We've brought in the pros to look at what's under The Forks site in preparation for the Railside development - it's always super interesting to learn about our history! We chatted with archeologist, Ashley Daciuk of InterGroup Consultants Ltd, about what they found, how they found it, and a...

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