Indigenous Art & Nature

A large group of women are standing in summer clothing and with their backs to the camera facing a greenhouse to the left and the main stone and glass entry soaring above on the right.

Learn how nature has inspired Indigenous culture. Led by an Indigenous historian, on this walk we’ll identify native plants and hear about their importance to Indigenous traditions. We’ll discover the Indigenous wisdom and spirituality inherent in activities like the braiding of sweet grass, and explore the intersection of nature, traditional practices, and contemporary art.


September 17, 2023 3:00 pm
3:00 pm-4:30 pm

More dates available

Start Point
Indigenous Garden and Mural (169 Gerrard Street East)
End Point
Allan Gardens (160 Gerrard Street East)
Cost & Registration
$9.85 ($8.00 ticket + $1.85 Eventbrite transaction fee); pre-registration required

Tour Information

This Heritage Toronto tour runs rain or shine and lasts approximately 90 minutes. Please wear comfortable walking shoes and consider bringing sunscreen and water to make your tour as enjoyable as possible.

This tour uses individual audio headsets. All registered participants will be provided with an individual headset that will allow you to hear the live tour guide throughout the tour.

NOTE: This interactive tour includes spiritual ceremonies and traditions, and features hands-on activities.

Cost and Registration

This tour is provided for $8.00/person. The total cost is $9.85 (includes a $1.85 transaction fee). Please note that space is limited on our tours. You may not be able to join a tour group if you have not registered ahead of time through our website (see below).

Donations Encouraged

If you share our passion for accessible and inclusive heritage programming, we invite you to make a donation while on the tour to help fund one of our next walks. Tour volunteers are equipped to accept both cash and contactless donations, and gifts of $20+ will receive a charitable tax receipt.

Tour Distance and Accessibility

This tour is approximately 1.5  kilometers in distance and takes place predominantly on unpaved parks and paths.

If you have any questions prior to the tour, please contact us at [email protected]

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Indigenous Garden and Mural (169 Gerrard Street East)

Indigenous Garden and Mural (169 Gerrard Street East)

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