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Artifact Hunt

June 1 to 23, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, Thursdays until 8 p.m.
June 24 to 30, 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily, Thursdays until 8 p.m.
First Peoples Hall

Take part in an artifact hunt for all ages, and discover fascinating objects and stories reflecting the history, individuals, beliefs and cultural traditions of Canada’s First Peoples.

Living Language

June 2
Douglas Cardinal Salon
6 p.m. in French and 7 p.m. in English

In a special presentation for National Aboriginal History Month, Ms. Anita Tenasco, Director of the Kitigan Zibi Education Sector, and Mr. Gilbert Whiteduck, Kitigan Zibi Community Member, share the importance of the Algonquian language, its structure, the challenges it faces in the 21st century, and the steps being taken to protect and nurture it.

Family Guide: Napoleon and Paris

Daily from June 16, 2016 to January 8, 2017
Special Exhibitions

Use our special exhibition guide to engage your family in a fun, kid-friendly visit to Napoleon and Paris.

Napoleonic Emblems

June 18 and 19
River Mezzanine
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Learn about the rich tradition of heraldry and find inspiration in the symbols of the Emperor Napoleon’s shield to design your own unique coat of arms.

Awesome Sundays: Awesome Storytelling

June 19
First Peoples Hall, Grand Hall
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A special day of First Nations, Inuit and Métis performances, art, games and other forms of storytelling celebrating National Aboriginal History Month.

Meet the Curator: Napoléon and Paris – The Dream of a Capital

June 23
Special Exhibitions
5 p.m. in French and 6:30 p.m. in English

Join curator Jean-François Lozier as he leads a tour of the exhibition and offers insights into how the French emperor and the city shaped each other.

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