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Tipi Made in Canada

Canvas Teepees - Made in Canada

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The conical shelter known as wigwam has been developed by the Eastern Woodland Indians. They used poles to form a frame which was then covered with large sheets of birchbark. When tribes such as the Sioux, Arapaho, and Cheyenne moved to the Plains, they became nomadic to follow the buffalo herds. They had to adapt the wigwam to their new way of life. Birchbark was not longer available, it was replaced by buffalo hides sewn together. Smoke flaps were also added to keep the wind from blowing into the tipi, filling it with smoke. The tipi, well adapted to the life on the Plains, was a confortable shelter. It could be taken down quickly and packed on a travois, to be put up again elsewhere in a short time.
The traditional tipi is not a true cone, it is tilted, leaning towards the back, or West. The floor plan is shaped like an egg, longer from the back to the door, and shorter from side to side. The location of fireplace is off-center, closer to the door, leaving more spacea t the back of the lodge. There are several known tipi styles, most use the 3-pole foundation, others have a 4-pole foundation.


Our most popular tipi style is the Sioux, it is elegant and wind resistant. Our Sioux style tipis are widely used by many Aboriginal communities across Canada. They are fairly easy to set-up, and are preferred by Provincial and Federal Agencies, Forts and Museums, Schools, the Canadian Rangers, TV shows, and many other non-governmental organisations as well. Another very popular style in our area is the Cree Tipi (see picture).
Other styles are available on request, so are the true conical wigwam also called goƓom, and the longhouse or Shaputuan.
Our lodges as strong and well made. Stress areas are reinforced, main seams are double sewn. Edges are hemmed to keep from fraying. There are no metallic parts or grommets. Lacing pinholes are reinforced and stitched by hand. Stake loops are also a standard feature.
Ojibway Tipi Camp - Fairford, Manitoba
Anishinaabe Camp - Fairford, Manitoba

Native Sweetgrass

Our tipis and liners are made of natural Marine Duck cotton canvas also called Sunforger. This 100% cotton fabric is factory pre-shrunk and treated; it is water repellent, mildew-rot resistant, and flame retardant (CPAI-84).
The size of a tipi is determined by its diameter. For instance, a 16' Sioux tipi is approx. 15.5' wide (side to side), and approx.17' long (door to back).
Note: Tipis, liners, and finshed tipi poles are made to order.
Tent Door
Oval Door
Stake Loop
Robust Stake Loops
Pole Sockets
Strong Poles Sockets
A typical package includes a tipi cover and its storage bag, the door cover, ropes, a smudge stick, some ribbons to decorate the poles, and a CD with a step-by-step pitching instructions.
Tipi poles, stakes and lacing pins are not included in the prices below.
All prices are in Canadian funds.
Size Sleeps Sioux Style Plains Cree Style
9' 1 - 4 Children $ 482.00 NA
12' 1 - 2 Adults $ 743.00 $ 787.00
14' 2 - 4 Adults $ 870.00 $ 921.00
16' 3 - 5 Adults $ 1,140.00 $ 1,200.00
18' 4 - 7 Adults $ 1,252.00 $ 1,319.00
20' 6 - 9 Adults $ 1,500.00 $ 1,580.00
22' 9 - 11 Adults $ 1,756.00 $ 1,844.00
24' 11 - 13 Adults $ 1,986.00 $ 2,095.00

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The Liner or Tiozan
A liner provides a better insulation and a good protection against cold winds. It also add some extra privacy, and help to control a smoking campfire, drafts, and even insects. Like our teepee covers, our liners are made of Marine Duck canvas. For more durability, we added a fire resistant and rot-proof sod-cloth. Liners of our 9' and 12' tipis are 60" tall. The others are all 72" - or 6' tall. Our winter linters are are 7' tall for more protection against the cold air.
Sizes 9' 12' 14' 16' 18' 20' 22' 24'
Regular $ 330 $412 $478 $550 $599 $671 $765 $836
Winter NA NA NA $638 $695 $783 $892 $976
Skewer Stakes $14.00 $15.00 $16.00 $19.00 $22.00 $24.00 $26.00 $28.00
Full set of 9" aluminium skewer stakes for your liner.

Hand Painted Teepee Artwork

To personalize your tipi, visit our painted artwork pages

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Assiniboine Tipis
PO Box 649, Lundar, Manitoba R0C-1Y0
Phone: (204) 762-5523
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Sioux Teepee in Manitoba
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