IndigiTRAILS is a free app available on Apple and Android devices. The app uses GPS or location services to allow audiences to take part in digital art galleries and other future activities within Calgary.
Each virtual art gallery or activity will have a trail map, in which you can download and follow to discover the interactive world all around you.
Download the app now!
Click on the maps below to get a PDF copy of the trails,
or call the USAY office for a copy.
Remembering Our Children
Prince’s Island Park, Calgary
Treaty 7 Trivia
Fort Calgary, Calgary
The Remembering Our Children trail, located at Prince’s Island Park, allows you to take a 30 minutes walk to view seven different art installations. Each art installation focuses on starting a conversation about Indian Residential Schools and the ongoing impacts. The artwork was created by Indigenous youth living in the City of Calgary.
The Treaty 7 Trivia Trail will take you along the Fort Calgary loop to test your knowledge and understanding of the Treaty 7 area. The trail will also provide you with opportunities to learn more about this area and see artwork from local Indigenous artists. Treaty 7 Trivia aims to build understand and support anti-racism efforts in Calgary.
Inglewood Bird Sanctuary
Echoes of the Past
Nose Hill Park
Explore the world of Indigenous art and teachings with IndigiTRAILS: Winged Wisdom – an interactive exhibit featuring the birds of Treaty 7 and the wisdom of local Elders. Discover the spiritual significance of each bird, their symbolism in Indigenous stories, and the meaning behind why we should honour and respect each of them. Through augmented reality, visitors can witness the birds in flight and hear the teachings of the Elders. Join us on a journey of learning!
IndigiTRAILS: Echoes of the Past is a GPS Augmented Reality experience that takes you on a journey through time to specific moments in history that impacted Indigenous people. Immerse yourself in the past and witness historical events as if you were there. This unique experience can be found at three locations throughout the City of Calgary’s Nose Hill, offering a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of Indigenous peoples in the area.
Pearce Estate Park
IndigiTRAILS: Stolen Sisters honours Indigenous women who are murdered and missing throughout Canada. This digital installation utilizes the Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women and Girls Database with CBC. In this experience, you will see their photos, hear stories, and the circumstances surrounding their cases. The information here is heartbreaking, disturbing and may trigger some.
Future locations and activities are planned, so come back to check out other opportunities in the future.