Indigenous Trail Markers Across Ontario

Indigenous Trail Markers dotted across Ontario assist in honoring and bring testament and respect to Ontario’s Indigenous peoples. These trail markers help visitors acknowledge the traditional territory of First Nation and Métis peoples.

Markers highlighting the history and cultural contributions of Indigenous peoples in Ontario can be found in the following locations:

Moccasin Trail marker honoring Traditional Indigenous lands culture and history
Moccasin Trails in The Oakville Ontario area feature a series of 13 trail markers containing Indigenous stories, verses and information. These markers give reference to the land, water and sky, helping visitors gain a deeper understanding of the areas Indigenous heritage. The content for the markers and the moccasin trail information booth were created in partnership and assistance of with the 'Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation' and Indigenous community members.

Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres

Gage Park, Hamilton –  Hamilton Regional Indian Centre

JC Saddington Park, Mississauga – Peel Aboriginal Network

Mather Park, Fort Erie – Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre 

Niagara-on-the-Lake – Niagara Regional Native Centre

The Toronto Inukshuk Park, Toronto – Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre and Native Canadian Centre of Toronto 

Vas Kuchar Memorial Park, Midland – Georgian Bay and Barrie Friendship Centres

 

Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres

Gage Park, Hamilton –  Hamilton Regional Indian Centre

JC Saddington Park, Mississauga – Peel Aboriginal Network

Mather Park, Fort Erie – Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre 

Niagara-on-the-Lake – Niagara Regional Native Centre

The Toronto Inukshuk Park, Toronto – Toronto Council Fire Native Cultural Centre and Native Canadian Centre of Toronto

Vas Kuchar Memorial Park, Midland – Georgian Bay and Barrie Friendship Centres

 

Huron Wendat Nation

Arboretum Sunnidale Park, Barrie – Ancestral Settlement of Dunsmore

Barrie – Fourteenth Century Ancestral Village of Wiacek

Huronia Park, Barrie – Ancestral Village of Holly

Pickering – Ancestral Village of Miller

Pickering – Ancestral Site of Sebastien

Simcoe County – Ancestral Ossuary of Turnbull

 

Métis Nation of Ontario

Huronia Park, Midland – Midland Trail Marker

 

Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation

Dundurn Park, Hamilton – Dundurn Castle

Fort Mississauga, Niagara-on-the-Lake – Niagara Treaty of 1764

Humber River, Toronto – Toronto-Carrying Place Trail

JC Saddington Park, Mississauga – Former Credit Mission Village

Toronto – Former Don River Settlement

Toronto – Toronto Islands