Sights in Manitoulin Island
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This center for worship was built in 1972, and encapsulates both aboriginal traditions and Catholic beliefs. Built in the round, the building represents a tepee, a fire pit and the circle of life. Colorful paintings by local artist Leland Bell beautifully depict the Stations of the Cross, while magnificent carvings represent both Christ and the Great Spirit Kitche Manitou.
The Ojibwe Cultural Foundation can be explored at one’s leisure (although guided tours of the museum are highly recommended). Rotating exhibits reflect a rich history of legends and skilled craftwork.