The new museum: A welcoming home for all our relations

The new museum: A welcoming home for all our relations

The following is an introductory blog written by Robin Binèsi Cavanagh, who has recently joined the museum in the new role of Indigenous Relations Liaison.  I did not understand the significance of my birthplace until my late twenties. I was born in Spanish, Ontario....
A fitting paddle for Rachel

A fitting paddle for Rachel

Rachel Quilty was born with a partial left arm and has lived with a prosthetic for most of her life. She had always wanted to become a camp counsellor at Camp Oconto, where she had spent eight consecutive summers as a camper. However, she had to fulfill certain...
Tumblehome Shop’s Top 10 Gift Items!

Tumblehome Shop’s Top 10 Gift Items!

With snow on the ground, it’s hard not the notice that the holiday season is quickly approaching, and the team at our Tumblehome Gift Shop want to give you a head start on your holiday shopping! With a wide selection of locally, hand crafted goods, we offer a unique...
The Journey of the Haida Dugout Canoe

The Journey of the Haida Dugout Canoe

By James Raffan, Director of External Relations Even though I’ve been associated in an intimate way with The Canadian Canoe Museum since its birth in Peterborough in the 1990s, when the Adopt-an-Artifact program was launched a few years back, I just had to get in...