What a privilege to see this village. The community and leaders in the tribe have recreated a great way to see how the Ojibwe people lived in another era. There are wigwams to see, touch and go inside. You will be able to see how...More
Waswagoning Indian Village
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It's been a while but I'm revisiting this site because this experience left a lasting impression. It's the best I've seen, particularly the interpreters. This compares favorably to similar efforts because it's least canned; it does nothing to sanitize the experience of woodland life. One...More
They do a great job, learned so much. I learned about their language and what words in our language come from theirs, I learned about the history.
The Hocking Family has created the most wonderful adventure back in time. We visit every year and learn something new each time. Wild Rice, wild wintergreen, fire-starting, underfloor heating, fishing at night are all the things we learned about this year. I cannot say enough...More
This little place, a reconstruction of a pre-contact Ojibwe Indian village in the woods of northern Wisconsin, is a small family business lovingly maintained by Charlotte Hockings and her family. It is a hands-on experience, where you learn not only the story of physical objects...More
For my birthday I decided to tour the Waswagoning Ojibwe Village and was very glad I did. On this guided tour I was able to get a glimpse into the traditional Ojibwe lives because our tour guide Ernest's expertise. His enthusiasm for his heritage was...More
My wife and I stopped by here after reading about it in a Moon handbook for Wisconsin and we were not disappointed. It is a little off the beaten path but well worth it. The admission was $7 each (old geezer rate is $1 off...More
I was really looking forward to visiting this site and I wasn't disappointed. Perfect weather on a perfect day. Our guide was the grandson of the original land owner. He assisted his family in making the tour sites. It was authentic and original, a hands-on...More
Guided tour of museum type displays and outdoor native american indian village compound. Lots of walking on uneven terrain. Hard to impossible to push a wheelchair. Long walk back from end of tour. They even welcomed our dog on the outdoor tour! Great tour guides-...More
Very educational,the guide was very knowledgeable and answered any questions we had! We'll definitely take my other nieces and nephews there!