ITINERARY: The Eastern Cultural Explorer

Explore Ontario and Québec on this 11-day holiday that will see you experiencing the sights and sounds of downtown Toronto, discovering the traditional territory of Six Nations, marveling at the magnificence of Montréal, and learning about diverse Indigenous communities across two very different provinces through some of the most memorable and authentic experiences available. Province:… 

Continue Reading

ITINERARY: North Vancouver Island First Nations Adventures

Leave the confines of Vancouver, and head out on the ocean via BC Ferries to Nanaimo on Vancouver Island. Set your sights on the northern region of Vancouver Island, which is steeped in First Nations heritage, and a variety of forest and marine life, including whales, grizzly bears, eagles and more. Enjoy spectacular coastlines, and… 

Continue Reading

ITINERARY: Yukon First Nations Cultural Centres and Adventures

Yukon has many cultural centers which tell the diverse stories of the many First Nation communities across the territory. While traveling, informative signs along highways and river paths will guide you through the natural history and the traditions of the land. Province/Territory: Yukon Length: 7 Nights / 8 Days Dates: May to September Route: Whitehorse… 

Continue Reading

Dogsledding Across Northern Canada

For Indigenous people in the north, dog sleds provide not just transportation and companionship, but a way of life. While snowmobiles now offer an alternate mode of transportation across the snow and ice, dogsledding remains an important tradition. Dogsled teams are still used today as an effective and efficient way to get places, go on… 

Continue Reading

Indigenous Music and Musicians

A community’s musicians convey the heart of their culture through their stories and sounds. For Indigenous communities in Canada, music is an essential part of daily life and the backbone of spiritual, cultural and kinship beliefs. But just like Canada’s rich and varied landscapes and its complex linguistic tapestry, with around 60 distinct Indigenous languages… 

Continue Reading

VIDEO: Indigenous Voices – Nadya Kwandibens (Nova Scotia & New Brunswick)

The third video from our Indigenous Voices video series features Nadya Kwandibens, an Anishinaabe / Ojibwe photographer who uses her work to tell vibrant and modern stories about Indigenous people from across Canada. In this latest video Nadya visits Mi’kmaq Territory in Nova Scotia and New Brunswick to photograph the people and their vibrant culture.… 

Continue Reading

ITINERARY: Atlantic Canada Indigenous Adventures

Discover the Atlantic Canada provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island. Embrace the three provinces’ rich First Nations culture and Acadian history, while experiencing the stunning natural beauty of their rugged shorelines, sweeping flatlands, quaint towns, and the magnificent Cape Breton Trail. Since time immemorial, the Mi’kmaq Nation has called the Atlantic… 

Continue Reading

VIDEO: Indigenous Voices – Anong Beam (Manitoulin Island, Ontario)

There are six Anishinaabe communities on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, with a deeply rooted history of creativity. In this Indigenous Voices video painter Anong Migwans Beam, from the M’Chigeeng First Nation, shares her passion for creating artwork from the land to convey the experience of being on Manitoulin Island. “It’s amazing to venture out into the… 

Continue Reading

VIDEO: Indigenous Voices – Blaire Russell (Blood Tribe – Alberta)

We’re proud to introduce the first video in our Indigenous Voices series, created in partnership with Destination Canada. The Indigenous Voices video series tells stories of Indigenous people by Indigenous people. In this video artist and photographer Blaire Russell welcomes us to Alberta, and his homeland, as a part of the Blood Tribe – Kainai… 

Continue Reading

Power of Indigenous Tourism Video Series

Our Power of Indigenous Tourism video series has been created in partnership with Destination Canada and True Calling Canada to highlight the exceptional and authentic Indigenous tourism experiences available in Canada! We Have a Story to Tell There are many social and economic benefits that are created through Indigenous tourism. First Nations, Métis, and Inuit… 

Continue Reading
Simple Share Buttons
Simple Share Buttons