Where the Wild Things Are

Written by Valerie Berenyi Wildlife experiences get guests up close but remain deeply respectful of the fauna. Bobbing in a 28-foot aluminum boat off the northeastern tip of Vancouver Island, the tour group glimpses the curve of a whale’s hump before it slides beneath the ocean. Minutes later, as the boat operator quickly cuts the engine,… 

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Package Feature: Northern Lights Getaway

Experience the spectacular light show and Northern hospitality with a journey to the Northwest Territories. Year round, Indigenous Canada offers several packages to immerse yourself in Indigenous cultures and arts across the country. The Northern Lights Getaway package is available during the months of August to April and includes three days of planned activities. Be… 

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Visiting Saskatoon, Saskatchewan through Indigenous Tourism Experiences

Join Ashlyn George as she visits and gets to know her homecity, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, through the many Indigenous tourism experiences available here. Visiting Gordon Tootoosis Nikaniwin Theatre, and Wanuskewin Heritage Park, Ashlyn learns more about Saskatoon and falls in love with the city all over again. Visiting Saskatoon, Saskatchewan through Indigenous Tourism Experiences from Indigenous… 

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Indigenous Tourism Business Feature: Tundra North Tours, Inuvik

Every spring, for as long as anyone can remember, reindeer herders take thousands of the magnificent beasts across the tundra to their calving grounds. Tundra North Tours brings guests along for the ride, moving with the reindeer herd across the icy terrain. Soon, with the help of a $10,000 grant, those visitors will ride in… 

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Indigenous Tourism Business Feature: Arctic Bay Adventures, Nunavut

Every spring, Inuit guides take international visitors to Admiralty Inlet on the northern shore of Baffin Island in Nunavut to see the floe edge — a constantly moving line between ice that’s anchored to the shore and the Arctic Ocean. With nearly 24 hours of sunlight, visitors watch as enormous pieces of ice break off… 

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2018/19 Guide to Indigenous Tourism in Canada

We are pleased to share with you this year’s comprehensive guide to Indigenous tourism in Canada—available online—for industry, media and visitors from around the world. Download the Guidebook here (19 MB) Interest in Indigenous tourism has grown dramatically as more travelers experience the authenticity, uniqueness and diversity of stories and products offered by Indigenous peoples… 

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Indigenous Tourism Business Feature: Lac La Biche Canadian Native Friendship Centre, Alberta

From training a young person to guide visitors through ancient sites, to buying paddleboards, canoes or helping with down-payments on specialized snowmobiles for guests, the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) Tourism Development Grant Program is making a huge difference for Indigenous tourism operators from coast to coast to coast. Visitors who come to stay in one… 

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Indigenous Tourism Business Feature: osha osha, Toronto, Ontario

From training a young person to guide visitors through ancient sites, to buying paddleboards, canoes or helping with down-payments on specialized snowmobiles for guests, the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) Tourism Development Grant Program is making a huge difference for Indigenous tourism operators from coast to coast to coast. Jenifer Rudski started her business seven… 

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2018 Guide to Pow Wows Across Canada

We’ve compiled an ultimate guide to Pow Wows taking place across Canada this year. Take a look at the dates in your area, or plan your next road trip for a unique Canadian experience! Pow Wows are ceremonial celebrations of cultural pride for all ages and provide an opportunity for Indigenous communities to gather together,… 

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