the place of the long rapids

Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung was declared a National Historic Site in 1970. Encompassing close to four kilometers of shoreline, today’s archaeologists now know that the Place of the Long Rapids was once home to numerous villages and campsites, as well as at least 17 burial mounds. Home to the Ojibway people in the past century, the site was home to the Long Sault Reserve from the time of the signing of Treaty No. 3 in 1873 until 1914. The site contains evidence of house structures, trails, gardens, and associated activities.

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Find out what’s going on at Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung Historical Centre and the community of Rainy River First Nations!

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The visitors centre

Explore Kay-Nah-Chi-Wah-Nung Historical Centre's interpretive galleries, gift shop, aquarium, restaurant, and other amenities!

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Facility rentals

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Guided tours

Book a guided tour of the mounds and our outdoor trails, as well as inside the Centre by trained heritage interpreters.

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