• Voices from the Gathering PlaceSault Ste. Marie: 1622 - 1870

Die Stromschnellen von St Marie (The Rapids Of St Mary), Frank Buchser, 1868

By kind permission of the Kunsthaus Art Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

This website was created by teacher Peter White for the Algoma District School Board



The Saulteaux are Anishnaabe originating from Sault Ste. Marie.


There are now Saulteaux as far as British Columbia.


The movie star Adam Beach is a Saulteaux Anishnaabe from Manitoba.


What are people from the Sault called these days? Is there a name for people from your school or family or group of friends?


This picture of Sault Ste. Marie was drawn in 1632 by Samuel de Champlain based on how his scout, Étienne Brûlé, described it to him.


On the left side is Lake Superior and on the right side is Lake Huron. Sault Ste. Marie and its rapids are in between.


What are those shapes appearing above and below the rapids?