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Fall Long Weekend – Visit to Montreal and Kahnawake, QC

Jan Flaska – September 17, 2018

During Fall Family Weekend, you are invited to join a trip to visit Kahnawake, a Mohawk community with a centuries-long relationship with Deerfield continues, and Montreal, the capital of the province of Quebec. Schedule is below. Please contact Mr. Flaska by email or in person if you are interested. Thank you.

Saturday, October 13
Afternoon/Evening Departure from Deerfield Academy (following co-curricular commitments)
Arrive in Burlington, VT (2.5 hours)

Sunday, October 14
Morning Departure for Montreal, QC (1.5 hours)
– McCord Museum – Exhibit: Indigenous Cultures
– Montreal Botanical Garden
– Explore Montreal’s Downtown
Afternoon/Evening Departure for Kanhawake, QC (15 minutes)

Monday, October 15
Spend the Day in Kahnawake, QC
– Mohawk Council of Kahnawake
– Tekakwitha Island / Echoes of a Proud Nation Pow Wow Site
– Kateri Tekakwitha Shrine and Jesuit Mission
– Kahnawake Cultural Center
– Visit Local Merchants
Early Afternoon Departure for Deerfield, MA (4 hours)
Arrival in Deerfield, MA (approx. 8 p.m.)