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 Come along with members of the  All Saints Whitby Truth and Reconciliation team on Friday July 19th as we travel east to delve into Indigenous history and culture on Tyendinaga First Nation Territory. 

Suitable for adolescents and older.

The trip includes a tour of the Christ Church, HM Chapel Royal (ramp access) on Tyendinaga FN territory at 10am followed by a discussion with the executive Director of TSI TYÓNNHEHT ONKWAWÉN:NA Language and Cultural Centre about Mohawk Resurgence and Indigenous culture in the area today and for the future.  Wrap up the morning with a visit to the Flint and Feather trading post and Art Gallery and enjoy your BYOP (bring your own picnic) together on the shores of Lake Ontario on the shaded Pow Wow Grounds (picnic tables, toilets and wash stands; could bring own folding chairs, sun screen, bug spray, ...).  

In the afternoon – choose from the following three adventures or head home: 

Tyendinaga Cavern and Caves – We are arranging a tour for those interested.  There is an additional cost ($5-$16 – depending on age). There is an easy 1km walking trail to a lookout..

B Visit nearby Renaissance – 2nd floor Art Gallery, Sacred Feather Creations – Rebecca Maracle Feathersmith with other artisans, etc

Mccauley Heritage Museum, (til 4 p.m.) other buildings and Park, Picton; $5/adult, $4/senior, $3

This is a self-drive trip but car-pooling will be arranged through All Saints for those close to the church.  We suggest an 8 or 8:30am departure to ensure you arrive at the Mohawk Royal Chapel on time.  

  • There is a sliding scale - $10/adult  -donation welcome to help us pay honorariums for our tour guides.  Please e-transfer donation to and write a memo that it's for TFN honorariams

  • We need to know if you are interested in participating in the cave tour ahead of time to know number of spots to reserve for a group tour. 

By Monday July 15- So we know who to expect, and can prepare the hosts, please send the following to the church office and contact the administrator if you need more information.

-Your name (driver), e-address, mobile # (for emergency purposes by organizing team) and names of those travelling with you 

-Your name, email, mobile number (to connect with driver/passenger) if you... 

A) would like a ride from/to All Saints Whitby parking lot or 

B) are able to provide a ride (number of seats) if needed from the church parking lot

Number of spots to reserve for Cave group tour (you pay there)

C) E-transfer a donation towards two honorariums (See above)