Maison des peuples autochtones

Maison des peuples autochtones Maison des peuples autochtones

1,000 years ago, the native people of the Richelieu Valley adopted corn. How did this plant, originally from Central America, find its way here? With the help of legends, historical texts and a number of traditional objects, the exhibition shows visitors that corn was above all a women’s business…

See the detailed schedule of visits during the festival in the program.

Please note that the exhibition will be on display from May 31 during opening hours at the Maison de la culture Eulalie-Durocher in Saint-Antoine-sur-Richelieu.


Horaire du festival

As part of the 2024 edition of the festival, Chants de Vielles returns to La Maison des Peuples Autochtones, which this year signs the exhibition Scènes de vie autochtone – J’épie… le maïs.

The exhibition includes didactic panels and original works depicting scenes of Aboriginal life by ethnographer painter André Michel.