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Indigenous Trail Markers Across Ontario

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Indigenous Trail Markers Across Ontario

Ministry of Indigenous Affairs

Trail markers honouring the history and cultural contributions of Indigenous peoples in Ontario can be found along the Trans Canada Trail in the following locations:

Huron Wendat Nation

Arboretum Sunnidale Park, Barrie - ancestral settlement of Dunsmore 

Barrie - fourteenth century ancestral village of Wiacek 

Huronia Park, Barrie - ancestral village of Holly 

Pickering - ancestral village of Miller 

Pickering - ancestral site of Sebastien 

Simcoe County - ancestral ossuary of Turnbull 


Métis Nation of Ontario

Huronia Park, Midland - Midland trail marker 


Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation

Dundurn Park, Hamilton - Dundurn Castle

Fort Mississauga, Niagara-on-the-Lake - Niagara Treaty of 1764  

Humber River, Toronto - Toronto-Carrying Place Trail

JC Saddington Park, Mississauga -  former Credit Mission Village

Toronto - former Don River Settlement 

Toronto - Toronto Islands


Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres

Gage Park, Hamilton -  Hamilton Regional Indian Centre

JC Saddington Park, Mississauga - Peel Aboriginal Network

Mather Park, Fort Erie - Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre 

Niagara-on-the-Lake - Niagara Regional Native Centre

The Toronto Inukshuk Park, Toronto - Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre and Native Canadian Centre of Toronto 

Vas Kuchar Memorial Park, Midland - Georgian Bay and Barrie Friendship Centres


Six Nations

Brant's Crossing, Brantford -  Brant's Ford and The Grand River 

Brantford - Six Nations of the Grand River 

Hamilton - Native Trail Networks 

Harvey Park, Hamilton - Treaty Council at Burlington Heights

HTO Park, Toronto -  High Steel Ironworkers

Paradise Grove Park, Niagara-on-the-Lake - Indian Council House at Niagara 

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