Les Hurons préfèrent utiliser le terme Wendat pour se désigner. Il reste aujourd’ hui une seule communauté wendat reconnue dans tout le Canada, celle de. Site de la Nation huronne-wendat. Revendications territoriales, culture et patrimoine, tourisme, développement économique et services sociaux. Les Mosaicultures du Peuple Wendat. 3 Reviews. #8 of 8 things to do in Wendake · Outdoor Activities, Nature & Parks, Biking Trails. Corridor des Cheminots et.

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The raw material is first combed and sorted into small bundles that are tied with cord, then washed in mild, soapy water, rinsed, dried and wensat, before a final rinsing and drying.

The two other figures are clients of these Huron-Wendat hunting guides.

Wyandot people

They were located in the southern part of what is now the Canadian province of Ontario around Georgian Bay. Pregnant women deal with the pregnancy and birth with the help of other women while the men go along their day as if nothing else is happening. The traditional model of Huron-Wendat snowshoes used when travelling in wfndat areas or over frozen lakes was adapted for use in a variety of other conditions, and manufacturers started exporting snowshoes throughout much of the world.

Moosehair, taken from the hump on the animal’s back and flap under the neck, quickly became an essential raw material used by Huron-Wendat women in refining their craft embroidery techniques. This type of caribou hide pouch sometimes made of moose hide decorated with moosehair embroidery was used mainly by men for carrying tobacco wemdat a clay pipe, among other items, when hunting and wendqt.

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Boys are given miniature bows so they may practice hunting very small game. This object was made between andthat is, during the second half of the 19th century. This print illustrates a Huron-Wendat hunter calling a moose. With the adaptation of the Huron-Wendat to the new living conditions resulting from urbanization, society at large unfortunately assumed that their acculturation was a fait accompli. Epidemiological studies have shown that beginning inmore European children emigrated with their families to the New Pes from cities in France, Britain, and the Netherlandswhich had endemic smallpox.


And tourists were always searching for something exotic to take home as a reminder of their travels. This lively and vigorous generation of the famous hunters nicknamed “little and big Francis” are well known in Quebec City. The largest Wendat settlement, and capital of the confederacy, was located at Ossossane.

They are given small tasks to follow based on their age. The historical Wyandot emerged in the late 17th century from the remnants of two earlier groups: The colours of objects decorated with porcupine quills and embroidered moosehair, coloured with natural dyes, retain their brightness even today, as seen by this birchbark tray magnificently decorated in the style of the time.

The cultural exchanges between Aboriginal people and North Americans of European descent were very rich. Huron-Wendat women looked to Victorian-era fashions in creating all sorts of wenrat using traditional materials.

They grease their hair and faces; they also streak their faces with black and red paint. Before the arrival of Europeans, the Huron-Wendat decorated their garments and accessories with beads made from natural materials such as shells, bone and stone.

It is said that the wife of Lord Elgin then Canada’s Governor General came to Lorette Wendake because she also wanted to learn the art of moosehair embroidery.

Huron-Wendat women weendat the initiative in adapting traditional artisanal techniques to the production of objects highly appreciated by tourists of the era. Huron County Centennial History, On the subject of Gros-Louis and his family, a newspaper of the period, Le Canadien April 16,reported that ” Their only covering is a beaver skin, which they wear upon their shoulders in the form of a mantle; shoes and leggings in winter, a tobacco pouch behind the back, a pipe in the hand; around their necks and arms bead necklaces and bracelets of wejdat they also suspend these from their ears, and around their locks of hair.

They also have three major settlements in the United States, two of which are organized as independently governed, federally recognized tribes.


In the 19th century, Wendake, on the outskirts of Quebec City, had a flourishing artisanal industry. It was the women artisans of Wendake, on the outskirts of Quebec City, who made these magnificent trays embroidered with moosehair. From the Canadian Museum of History. Julian—Gregorian uncertainty Use mdy dates from October Pages using deprecated image syntax Articles using infobox ethnic group with image parameters All articles with unsourced statements Articles with unsourced statements from May Wikipedia articles needing page number citations from August Articles containing French-language text Articles with text from the Iroquoian languages collective Articles with text from the Algonquian languages collective Articles with unsourced statements from February Articles with attributed pull quotes Commons category link is on Wikidata Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from Collier’s Encyclopedia Articles incorporating a citation from the Catholic Encyclopedia with Wikisource reference Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the Encyclopaedia Britannica with Wikisource reference Articles with Curlie links.

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They were reflected in a thousand and one ways, with footwear as well as with utilitarian and luxury objects purchased by the well-to-do to decorate their homes. Superb trays like this one were fashioned by the women artisans of the village of Wendake. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

But almost everyone could afford these the utilitarian and often highly decorative objects.

They took their status from hers; her older brother would be more important to her sons than their biological father. Artisan, diplomacy, souvenir, trade, ceremony. The majority felt they were too deeply committed and hoped eventually for French military aid.

Big Turtle noted that, in the spring ofthe tribal chiefs retroceded the granted land to the government. Portail du Patrimoine Autochtone Une ressource extraordinaire documentant sendat et la culture des peuples autochtones du Canada. The Indian language contained the word, Ka-ronstraight coast or shore, and Tu-rona crooked or winding coast.

This photograph shows a delegation from Lorette made up of 30 warriors and women, dressed in their lees garments, during a visit to Spencerwood, home of the Lieutenant Governor of Quebec.

In the s, most of the surviving Wyandot people were displaced to Kansas Indian Territory through the US federal policy of forced Indian removal. He painted mainly landscapes, views of nature and, especially, Canadian winter scenes.