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The Historical Society of Ottawa presents: "8,000 years of history. The Algonquins of the Ottawa Valley"

Photograph of the Parliament Hill skyline taken between the end of the 19th century and 1916.

Alanis King, originally from Manitoulin Island, Wikwemikong, shares the stories of the Anishnaabe (Algonquin) people through her personal lens as an Indigenous person.

Blending stories from pre and post-contact, exploring the roles of the Ottawa River and its islands, traditional gathering areas, trade, archaeological digs, legends and landmarks right here in our city, Alanis offers a unique worldview on Ottawa history.