Culture and history

The Forks National Historic Site

The Forks has served as a meeting place for thousands of years: for Indigenous peoples, for settlers and for those in Winnipeg today. Learn more about the cultural and natural history of this fascinating location.

The Forks blog

Read all about The Forks National Historic Site, from historical facts to how to have fun in downtown Winnipeg today.

Indigenous Languages

Learn about the importance of Indigenous languages in Treaty No. 1 territory, including The Forks.

Natural heritage

Learn about the trees, plants, animals and natural events that have shaped The Forks into what it is today.


Learn about the history of The Forks as a traditional Indigenous meeting place to a downtown Winnipeg hub today.

Artifacts of The Forks

Learn more about Manitoba’s history through historic objects at The Forks.


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