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Sharing Salmon on the Skeena River

Salmon have always been vital to the First Nations people of British Columbia.

The Wild Woman of the Woods

First Nations Carver Raymond Shaw chats with fellow artist Andy Everson about the Wild Woman of the Woods mask that he is working on.

Tools for Carving the Thunderbird

Gordon Dick chats about a Thunderbird mask he is working on with fellow artist Andy Everson.

Andy Everson and Gordon Dick in front of a sun mask.
Artists in Conversation on Culture

Andy Everson and Gordon Dick discuss the differences between Kwakwaka’wakw and Nuu-chah-nulth art.

Beautiful beach front views from Wya Point Resort in Ucluelet, BC.
Unplug and Connect to Nature

Eco-tourism is overtaking the upscale and iconic hotel market, offering authentic experiences that are more about filling the soul.

A Return to Tradition

Names are important. They help to identify the people, places and things in our world, and for many cultures, the naming of something lends it a certain power and strength.

Dugout Canoes: A Master Carver

Joe Martin is one of the remaining, rare master carvers, and he is helping bring about a resurgence of canoe culture and carving knowledge to his people.

Skwachàys Lodge: Portal to the Past

Visitors to BC interested in learning more about our First Nations now have the enticing option of staying in an authentic and entirely Aboriginal-themed hotel.

Dugout Canoes: A Family Affair

Learn about the significance of dugout canoes for the Tla-o-qui-aht people and listen to a traditional paddling song.

The Joy of Knowledge Shared

T’ui’tanat’s enthusiasm for sharing her First Nations culture is infectious as she talks about huckleberries on a recent tour.