Welcome to Gchi-Waaswaaganing!

Biigtigong Nishnaabeg and Marathon, Ontario welcome you to the region!

The Gchi-Waaswaaganing is your wayfinding and programming centre located on the north shore of Lake Superior! Come visit us to learn about what our people and places have to offer. Participate in educational workshops and programming throughout the season at Gchi-Waaswaaganing, led by Elders, local artists, artisans and experts. Visit our retail store, filled with local handmade art and artisan creations, and simply drop in to have a hot coffee or a cold slushie to take a break from your drive!

We are conveniently located at 5 Highway 17 South, Marathon, Ontario, between the communities of Biigtigong Nishnaabeg (formerly Pic River) First Nation and the Town of Marathon, Ontario.

Hours of Operation 2016 (until September 30)
Monday       9AM-5PM
Tuesday       9AM-5PM
Wednesday 9AM-5PM
Thursday     9AM-5PM
Friday           9AM-5PM
Saturday      10AM-5PM
Sunday         10AM-5PM

Come visit us! We just opened! Our Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony was May 21, 2016!

We hope you enjoy your visit! Miigwetch / Thank you / Merci !

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