Aboriginal Tourism - Fall 2007


OUTD 3370: Aboriginal Tourism - 2007


Thunder Bay to Moose Factory


August 24 to September 02, 2007

Course objectives:

In celebration of the International Polar Year (2007), this course will develop an understanding and appreciation of the cultural and natural heritage of Northern Ontario through traditional pedagogical in-class methods and on-site applications. Aboriginal and regional tourism initiatives, protected areas management, and issues in outdoor recreation will be examined as the course travels throughout Northwestern and Northeastern Ontario. The final destinations will be the community of Moosonee and Moose Factory First Nation, on the shores of the Moose River.


Cree Cultural Interpretive Centre

Tidewater Provincial Park

Cree Village Eco Lodge

Polar Bear Express train

Cochrane Polar Bear Habitat


Tipi at Eagle's EarthEagle's Earth Visitor CentreStudents gathering in MoosoneeHistoric plaque at Moose Factory House

Presentation at the Cree Cultural Interpretive CentreCree Eco-Lodge, Moose Factory, OntarioPolar bear



Overview of a field course on Aboriginal Tourism