Native North American Traveling College

Native North American Travelling College

The Native North American Traveling College is dedicated to the preserving and cultivation of Kanienkehaka culture and history through our museum collections, multi media productions and immersive cultural presentations.


Bringing our culture to our community and beyond

The Native North American Travelling College has been at the forefront of culture education and and revitalization since 1969. Our unique and innovative Cultural Center produces books, pamphlets and posters along with a small gift shop for our visitors. The travelling college also presents workshops such as craft classes, and cultural training. In addition we support native arts and crafts in our art gallery and host gatherings and festivals in our amphitheater. There's a lot going on at Akwesasne’s NNATC. Our ever-expanding program continues to evolve to meet the needs of an ever changing world. All are welcome and invited to participate in the revitalization and sharing of our culture.


What we do…


We have an ever evolving collection of artifacts and art from local artisans on display. Our collection holds many pieces in a variety mediums and formats for you to enjoy. From contemporary art, cultural relics and historical presentation there is much to explore. If you are looking for a more immersive experience see our group tour and events.

Travel Troupe

We have a dedicated team of performers and story tellers that are able to host a cultural production at your work, school, or function. Our troupe offers various speakers, dancers, singers to entertain and educate a wide variety of groups. We also offer cultural sensitivity training for groups and organization. Click below for more information and booking.

Group Tours and events

We offer guided museum tour for individuals as well as groups. We strive to create an immersive cultural experience and will work with you to design a program to suit your needs. From education, entertainment, and cultural sensitivity training. See our full list of services on the services page for more information and booking.


Children's pow pow

Every year we gather to create a pow wow spectacular for children 13 and under. Perfectly encapsulating the pow wow experience, we have everything you need for a wonderful family outing and cultural experience.

DIGITAL MEDIA & Literature

We have had the privilege to work with very talented artists, historians, and writers who have created books, documentaries, for all ages to learn from and enjoy. All of our publications are available in our shop.

Friendship days

We welcome everyone to come visit the museum in all its festival glory. Take a stroll through the vendor tables, and shop local with our featured native artist. We have so many activities for you whole family to enjoy. Live music both contemporary voices and traditional.


Visit our museum

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Open for general admission:

8:00am - 4:00pm

8:00am - 4:00pm

8:00am - 4:00pm

8:00am - 4:00pm

8:00am - 4:00pm

CLOSED Saturday & Sunday