A Métis welcome - Métis miyotôtâkewin

Rocky Mountain House National Historic Site

A Métis Elder will share their language, traditions, culture, and connections to the fur trade. Try finger weaving, taste fire-cooked Bannock, and learn how to jig with Métis dancers. 

Reserve in advance. 2 weeks minimum notice.


May 10 – September 7: daily

September 8 – 30: Thursday to Monday

Fees Fees

A Métis Welcome is an authentic Indigenous program delivered by Métis Local 845.

  • Meet a Métis Elder where you can learn about their language, traditions, and culture.
  • Taste traditional Métis bread (bannock) and leave with the recipe to make your own.
  • Learn a Métis dance, in your very own jigging lesson.
  • Learn finger weaving techniques used by the Métis to create belts, sashes and take your example home with you.

Special Notes:

  • Location: Métis Camp
  • Group size: 1-15 or 16-25 people
  • This experience is outdoors, be prepared, weather can change at any time.
  • Site has limited accessibility; please inquire.

Reserve in advance. 2 weeks minimum notice.

In-person: Reserve at the visitor Centre
Email: rockyinfo@pc.gc.ca
Telephone: 403-845-2412, x3

Travel trade
  • A Métis Welcome is an authentic Indigenous program delivered by the Métis Heritage Project.
  • Reservations required. 2 weeks minimum notice.
  • Suitable for small groups, 1-15 people
  • Suitable for large groups, 16-25 people
  • Suitable for FIT (Fully Independent Travelers)
  • Washrooms on site
  • Gift shop
  • Motorcoach parking available


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