Arts & Culture
Experience Lennox Island
North Cape Coastal Drive
Meaningful Cultural Experiences
Take home a unique and beautiful souvenir from their delightful sales room. Here you will find a wonderful selection of handcrafted items made by Mi’kmaq artisans and crafters including jewelry, clothing, baskets and more!
Nestled off the coast of PEI, you’ll find the small but stunning Lennox Island – home to the Lennox Island First Nation, of the Mi’kmaq people. With over 10,000 years of history, Lennox Island boasts a rich cultural heritage that they are eager to share with visitors.
Journey through history at the Lennox Island Mi’kmaq Cultural Centre. Discover the beauty of Mi’kmaq culture through historic artifacts and interpretive displays that talk about the language, spirituality, and more.
Looking for a more hands-on experience? Lennox Island offers Authentic Mi’kmaq Experiences, such as basket weaving, quillwork, and drum making. Learn about the cultural significance of these crafts from skilled Mi’kmaq artisans, while creating a unique, hand-made piece to take home with you.
Join Mi’kmaq teachers in the culinary tradition of Bannock, or Luskini’kin. Prepare and bake Bannock bread just like in years’ past. As your bread cooks in the sand, you will enjoy smoked oysters cooked over an open fire as you listen to stories of traditional life on Lennox Island.
A visit to Lennox Island is an unforgettable experience that provides a newfound appreciation for the history, traditions, and way of life of the Mi’kmaq people of PEI. You will leave with a full heart, and a meaningful and lasting connection.