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Explore our blog for unique and authentic stories from BC First Nations and Metis.
Explore our blog for unique and authentic stories from BC First Nations and Metis.
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Preserving Secwepemc Traditions and History

Discover exhibits and artifacts of the Secwepemc People in Kamloops, British Columbia.

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A Unique, Hands-On Experience

Wander through real First Nation fishing villages and explore active Aboriginal archaeological sites.

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Sharing the Haida Culture with the World

Immerse yourself in the history and traditions of the Haida First Nations.

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An Unforgettable Golfing Experience

Tee up for an unforgettable and unique golfing adventure in Chase, B.C.

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Lakeside Comfort and Class

Visit the Quaaout Lodge for a restful, beautiful experience.

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Serenity, Beauty, and Culture on Haida Gwaii

Relax and discover an idyllic and unique Aboriginal treasure.

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Alert Bay: A Powerhouse of Aboriginal Culture

Experience the history and heritage of the area, and the challenges that the people of Alert Bay have had to overcome.

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Gathering Place for R&R Seekers – ...

Quaaout Lodge’s quiet hospitality invites guests to return time and again.

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Remote, Yet Local, Cultural Experience

Discover First Nations’ heritage and history.

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Take a trip you’ll never forget and turn your BC discoveries into an Aboriginal journey.

The perfect British Columbia vacation isn’t complete until you experience the true spirit of the land and meet its thriving First Nations people. Connect with BC’s authentic Aboriginal culture next time you visit by living, learning and sharing in the heart and soul of our history. Discover a traditional Aboriginal village, learn an ancient art form or rejuvenate through spiritual healing.

Places To Go

Things To Do

Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

This region of BC, which takes part of its name from the indigenous peoples that live here, spans latitudinally across the lower.

Kootenay Rockies

Located in the southeastern corner of the province, the Kootenay Rockies region of BC embraces five different mountain ranges, including the western ranges of the Canadian Rockies, creating breathtaking vistas and river valleys and providing a world-class outdoor playground.

Northern British Columbia

Northern BC comprises more than half the entire province. At approximately 500,000 square kilometres, it is larger than California or Japan and twice the size of the United Kingdom. Much of the area is preserved and protected by a world-class system of provincial parks and nature reserves.

Thompson Okanagan

The Thompson Okanagan region of BC has semi-arid deserts, vast wilderness parks, and some of the most fertile farmland in the province. There are mountains, meadows, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, rolling hills, and thick forests.

Vancouver Coast & Mountains

This is the most populated region of the province of BC, Canada, with stunning geography ranging from oceans to mountains, and includes temperate rainforests, alpine peaks, lakes, fjords and fertile valley delta lands.

Vancouver Island

The largest island off the Pacific Coast of continental North America, Vancouver Island is nine times larger than Long Island, New York, and larger than many European and Asian countries.

Accommodation, Golf & Spas

From tranquil surroundings to scenic views, rest and rejuvenate at one of the First Nations operated BC resorts and hotels.

Arts & Culture

Immerse yourself in the living traditions of British Columbia’s Aboriginal peoples, and experience authentic music and dance, food, arts, stories and fascinating cultural artifacts.

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Authentic Aboriginal

Authentic Aboriginal assists in identifying tourism operators who provide high quality experiences for visitors while respecting cultural content and directly supporting Aboriginal communities.

Food & Wine

Experience the culinary delights of Aboriginal chefs trained to prepare both traditional foods by methods handed down by uncounted generations, as well as thoroughly modern creations inspired by their heritage and culture.

Outdoor Adventures

Explore Aboriginal outdoor adventures by sea and by land. Experience BC wildlife and bear tours, or enjoy whale watching and kayaking.

Wildlife Tours

Discover Mother Nature’s majesty and be inspired and awed by memorable and one-of-a-kind wildlife viewing tours, activities and excursions that hold spiritual significance for British Columbia’s Aboriginal peoples.

Places To Go

Things To Do

Cariboo Chilcotin Coast

This region of BC, which takes part of its name from the indigenous peoples that live here, spans latitudinally across the lower.

Kootenay Rockies

Located in the southeastern corner of the province, the Kootenay Rockies region of BC embraces five different mountain ranges, including the western ranges of the Canadian Rockies, creating breathtaking vistas and river valleys and providing a world-class outdoor playground.

Northern British Columbia

Northern BC comprises more than half the entire province. At approximately 500,000 square kilometres, it is larger than California or Japan and twice the size of the United Kingdom. Much of the area is preserved and protected by a world-class system of provincial parks and nature reserves.

Thompson Okanagan

The Thompson Okanagan region of BC has semi-arid deserts, vast wilderness parks, and some of the most fertile farmland in the province. There are mountains, meadows, lakes, rivers, waterfalls, rolling hills, and thick forests.

Vancouver Coast & Mountains

This is the most populated region of the province of BC, Canada, with stunning geography ranging from oceans to mountains, and includes temperate rainforests, alpine peaks, lakes, fjords and fertile valley delta lands.

Vancouver Island

The largest island off the Pacific Coast of continental North America, Vancouver Island is nine times larger than Long Island, New York, and larger than many European and Asian countries.

Accommodation, Golf & Spas

From tranquil surroundings to scenic views, rest and rejuvenate at one of the First Nations operated BC resorts and hotels.

Arts & Culture

Immerse yourself in the living traditions of British Columbia’s Aboriginal peoples, and experience authentic music and dance, food, arts, stories and fascinating cultural artifacts.

Authentic Aboriginal
Authentic Aboriginal

Authentic Aboriginal assists in identifying tourism operators who provide high quality experiences for visitors while respecting cultural content and directly supporting Aboriginal communities.

Food & Wine

Experience the culinary delights of Aboriginal chefs trained to prepare both traditional foods by methods handed down by uncounted generations, as well as thoroughly modern creations inspired by their heritage and culture.

Outdoor Adventures

Explore Aboriginal outdoor adventures by sea and by land. Experience BC wildlife and bear tours, or enjoy whale watching and kayaking.

Wildlife Tours

Discover Mother Nature’s majesty and be inspired and awed by memorable and one-of-a-kind wildlife viewing tours, activities and excursions that hold spiritual significance for British Columbia’s Aboriginal peoples.


Trip Ideas

Calgary to Vancouver via Invermere and Kamloops

Travel from Calgary to Vancouver Rent a car/RV in Calgary. Leaving Calgary, travel by car west on the Trans-Canada Highway towards Banff and then south-west to Radium Hot Springs. From here, travel along the Settler’s Road into 100 acres of ...

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Vancouver to Sunshine Coast

Discover the majestic forests, mountains and shoreline of the Sunshine Coast The Sunshine Coast stretches along the shores of the Strait of Georgia from Howe Sound to Desolation Sound on Vancouver Island, and is home to the Squamish ...

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Vancouver to Prince Rupert

Discover the myriad of culture and wildlife across BC Take the journey of a lifetime and travel from city to island to the northern shores of BC. Experience a wide range of environments and landscapes that lend themselves to every recreational ...

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Vancouver to Lillooet

Take in the incredible Coast Mountains on a road trip to Lillooet The town of Lillooet, home to the St’át’imc First Nations, is set against the stunning backdrop of the coast mountains, with terrain that is great for a variety of ...

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Explore Vancouver Island’s outdoor adventures and living history

Intro: Vancouver Island offers a wide range of recreational activities and cultural experiences. Wildlife watching expeditions, kayaking, surfing, and mountain biking trails make the region a perfect getaway for the outdoors enthusiast, while ...

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Vancouver to Haida Gwaii

Sample the breathtaking beauty of Haida Gwaii Haida Gwaii is a series of remote islands at the most westerly point of Northern BC. Miles of beaches, a meandering river hugging lush forests, an abundance of hiking trails and many quaint artisan ...

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Calgary to Vancouver via Fernie and Osoyoos

Calgary to Vancouver via Fernie, Cranbrook, Osoyoos, Chilliwack.

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