We acknowledge we are on Treaty 6 Territory and the Homeland of the Métis. We pay respect to the Indigenous Peoples and Métis, ancestors of this place and reaffirm our relationship with one another.
The Melfort and District Museum has an entire building dedicated to our Indigenous Peoples with an incredible amount of artifacts
Researchers have found evidence of human life in this area going back 10,000 to 11,000 years
Your visit will include the Indigenous Peoples Archaeology Building
There is evidence that Chief Kinistin, who was at one time a headman for Chief Yellow Quill of the Saulteaux people who previously lived in northern Ontario and then Manitoba, was a brother of James Smith, of what is generally referred to as a Cree nation.
Your visit to this very special exhibit is well worth it.