Dancer, Elder, and Additional Programs
Enjoy a guided tour program as part of your visit, meeting, or event booking.
$75.00 per tour *30 person capacity/program guide or tour
*Programs are scheduled as 45 minutes – 1 hour
Sample Tour Options:
Enjoy one of Wanuskewin’s most popular programs! Gain insight into traditional teachings with this hands-on program discussing the practical purpose of each tipi pole, and connections to each stage of life. Come and try it yourself! *Indoors (UNAVAILABLE during COVID)
A Step Back in Time Walk
Step back in time with one of our interpretive guides on the Path of the People. This walk incorporates the archaeological story of Wanuskewin and will give you a glimpse of what life was like on the prairie long ago. *Outdoors
Native Plant Walk
This trail walk introduces participants to the plants used in many ways by Plains Indigenous peoples. From bug repellent to basket making, the Opimihaw Valley has it all! *Outdoors
Northern Plains Technology: The Bison
Millions of bison once roamed the Central and Northern Plains, and Indigenous peoples depended upon them for survival. Learn about the bison, and its place in the centre of Plains cultures. Understand and see examples of how every part of the bison was used to provide food, tools, shelter, weapons, toys, and even glue. *Indoors (UNAVAILABLE during COVID)
To view all the tour options, or for special requests, visit our Group Tours Page
Traditional Powwow Dances and Drumming Presentations can be booked to enhance your meeting or event onsite at Wanuskewin or offsite within the City of Saskatoon. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 306.931.6767 ext 230. For package prices and options, see below.
PLEASE NOTE for offsite bookings: Out of respect for Indigenous Cultures, the Dancers, Drums, Regalia, Eagle Feathers, and other sacred items present, there can be NO OPEN ALCOHOL during any Dance Performance or Elder Services.
Elder Talk and Prayer
Set the right course for your meeting or day with an Elder who can add cultural connections and help set the pathway for your intentions. Please contact us to request an Elder to open your meeting with a prayer and talk, or smudge. Groups are asked to provide and present their own tobacco to the Elder on the meeting day.
$300.00 – Elder Blessing and Prayer, or Smudge (please specify when requesting)
$300.00 – Elder as part of your meeting or gathering for up to half day (based on request and availability)
$600.00 – Elder as part of your meeting or gathering for full day (based on request and availability)
Do you have something special in mind that we can assist with that we have not listed above? Please do not hesitate to ask since we love working with groups to create a special experience and something culturally authentic and unique. Email email@example.com or call 306.931.6767 ext 230.