Archive of posts tagged "Indigenous Story"

Arts and Culture in Port Alberni

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A storied totem pole, a make and take art class, gallery gift shops, high tea and live music — you can find all of this and more in Port Alberni this summer. You may know Port Alberni for its natural beauty (from lookout hikes or a swim in Sproat Lake), but you can also plan […]

BC Sports Hall of Fame Indigenous Sport Gallery

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The BC Sports Hall of Fame has unveiled the Indigenous Sport Gallery, celebrating and recognizing Indigenous athletes who have made an impact on British Columbia’s sport history. The Gallery features over 1,000 square feet of permanent exhibit space, and highlights the impact of athletes like Gino Odjick, Carey Price, Richard Peter, Justina Di Stasio, and others.

How Spending the Night in a Teepee Can Make You a Better Canadian

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How Spending the Night in a Teepee Can Make You a Better Canadian: ZenSeekers writer and photographer, Abby Cooper shares her thoughts on why she feels more connected to our Canadian culture after visiting the Ktunaxa Nation’s Speaking Earth in St. Eugene, BC.

Staying on the Edge of Epic at the Historic Lund Hotel

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Stay and experience the Historial Lund Hotel. It hugs the rugged coastline of British Columbia’s mainland coast and truly lives up to its original Tla’amin First Nations’ name of Klah-ah-men. Klah-ah-men translates into “a place of refuge, a place to relax,” and that it is.

The Spirit of Ogopogo in the Okanagan

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Thanks to Jordan Coble from the Sncewips Heritage Museum and Westbank First Nation in West Kelowna, I now know two things: Ogopogo is much more than a cartoon rendering, and Ogopogo (n’ha-a-itk) is all around the Okanagan.

How To Explore an Ancient Village with Kiixin Tours

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Abandoned for centuries, surveyed in 1984, and now open for exclusive tours with the Huu-ay-aht First Nations, the ancient capital village site of Kiixin is a remarkable place to behold. Located on the west coast of Vancouver Island near Bamfield you can visit it with Kiixin Tours.