On impressive Kempt Lake, 61-km-long Matakan Island is the gateway to Atikamekw culture. The activities offered at this traditional site located near Manawan reflect the community’s ancestral values, advocating sharing, openness and ecological tourism. The offerings include bark crafts, medicinal plant discovery walks, retrieving the fishing nets, spending a night in a teepee, Amerindian legends, game tastings and canoe trips. For those who love authentic experiences and beautiful scenery!
Manawan | www.voyageamerindiens.com
Auberge Manawan: a balcony overlooking the lake
This is the Manawan community’s most recent addition and it is as welcoming as the Atikamekw people themselves! Built in 2014, Auberge Manawan is a nice blend of modernity and authenticity in the heart of the village. With its ten comfortable rooms with a view of Lake Kempt, this 3-star hotel of Amerindian craftsmanship is a delight for business travelers as well as tourists stopping by during a road or snowmobile trip. And there’s nothing like a little canoe or fishing outing to become truly convinced of the hospitality of the place.
Manawan | www.aubergemanawan.com