Above: The Métis Nation of Ontario Canoe Expedition 2017 approaches Mattawa, Ontario (31″).
A group of Métis paddlers recently completed a 2200 km./1367 mi. voyage from Ottawa to Thunder Bay in a 35 foot voyageur canoe. In the podcast linked above, Métis Nation of Ontario paddler Courtney Vaughan describes the experiences of this Métis group as they connect with the waters of Lake Superior and the Great Lakes. Courtney describes her feelings about Métis culture, history and experience against the backdrop of Lake Superior, paddling the same path as that of her ancestors.