Public Programs

We have some exciting public programs coming up this fall, including sourdough bread making, veggie fermentation, and Medicine Bag workshops. Click here to register!

At the Fort Heritage Precinct, we provide a variety of public heritage programs.

Vegetable Fermentation – October 21

The ancient storage technique of adding salt and cultures to vegetables to create lactic acid fermentation and long term storage will be discussed. We will make brined garlic, dilled carrots and cabbage sauerkraut in this 2 hour class. Please bring two wide-mouth 500-ml Mason jars. Register Here! [...]

Medicine Bag Workshop – October 24

Learn the sacred meaning of the Medicine bag and the different ways to carry medicines. Wendy Poseluzny, a Metis woman born in Winnipeg and owner of local business Native Wild, will guide the program and provide everything you need to make your own medicine bag, including beads, leather, bannock, wa [...]

Sourdough Bread Making – November 25

Sourdough bread is so delicious! And healthy too as it is already partially digested by those beneficial microbes! Bring a jar and take some starter home, learn to feed it, grow it and make it into loaves of many shapes and types. Please register at least one week prior to the class date. Register H [...]

"The tour of the Precinct was really interesting and very engaging for the children. There were so many hands on activities for them to participate in that they were always engaged. I love that they are allowed to touch and explore many of the items around the precinct. That makes such a difference to keep them engaged, on task and motivated. The learning connections between what we talked about in school and what we saw were evident in the conversations between the kids and the interpreters."