Elbow River Camp explores Indigenous culture through games, food and tipi building – Calgary Herald

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Elbow River Camp explores Indigenous culture through games, food and tipi building – Calgary Herald

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 202118 Views

Jul 15, 2021

Tucked in the corner of the Elbow River Camp near the circle of bright, colourful tipis, two of the Calgary Stampede interpreters sat next to a fire pit, cooking Saskatoon berry soup and smoking meat on Thursday.

It’s one of the ways that the many First Nations who attend Stampede share their culture with visitors of the camp. Belva Wings and Kelvin Crowchief explain the process to anyone who crowds around the pit to watch and learn, as they carefully cut the meat to hang above the fire’s smoke and stoke the logs beneath.

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