Indigenous Canada Blog

Indigenous Tourism Business Feature: Red Bank Lodge, New Brunswick

Patricia Dunnett’s phone isn’t ringing off the hook anymore and she couldn’t be happier. The manager at Red Bank Lodge and Metepenagiag Heritage Park in Red Bank, N.B. used to get calls day and night from people in different time zones wanting to book one of the lodge’s 10 rooms, just outside Miramichi. But with… 

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Indigenous Tourism Business Feature: Turtle Lodge, Manitoba

Turtle Lodge International Centre for Indigenous Education and Wellness, at the Sagkeeng First Nation on the southern tip of Lake Winnipeg, honours the traditional knowledge of Indigenous peoples. The turtle is a symbol of truth and for 15 years, people have gathered at the lodge for ceremonies and other events intended to share ancient knowledge… 

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Northern Lights Getaway Spectacular Light Show and Northern Hospitality

Head true north for a magical experience in Yellowknife under the shimmer of the northern lights. This package is available August till April and includes two nights’ accommodation and Aurora viewing at Aurora Village. Make those northern lights dreams a reality with your Cree and Métis guides from the Morin family of Fort Resolution at… 

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Culture and Wilderness at Spirit Bear Lodge

The story of Spirit Bear Lodge is both culturally enriching and inspiring. From its humble beginnings as a small, one-room, red-roofed lodge floating on the dock of Klemtu to a beautiful 12-room spacious lodge providing guests with fully catered breakfast, lunch, dinner as well as wilderness and cultural excursions that are truly breathtaking. Spirit Bear… 

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Yellowknife Winter Cultural Tour

Set out on an adventure with Inuit and Métis hosts to discover the natural wonders and cultural traditions of the true North. This package is available November till March and includes three nights’ accommodation, a hands-on experience building an igloo, snowshoeing and guided cultural tours. Let your winter fantasies become reality under the shimmer of… 

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Package Feature: Yukon Cultural Tour

Get ready for five days of authentic Indigenous culture, arts, and wilderness camping in the untamed beauty of the Yukon. This package is available May till October and includes two nights moderate accommodation, two nights in the Shakat Tun Wilderness Camp, Cultural Centre tours and a trip to Carcross/Teslin. Dive into five days experiencing the… 

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Package Feature: Victoria: Historic City Getaway

Learn more of the history and thriving modern culture of some of First Nations of Vancouver Island, and head out on the water to search for orcas and other marine life. This package is available May till October and includes return seaplane flights to Victoria Harbour from Vancouver Harbour, two nights’ deluxe accommodation, a whale… 

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Indigenous Tourism Business Feature: Sea Wolf Adventures, BC

Mike Willie spends a lot of time on the ocean off northeastern Vancouver Island — the traditional territory of the Kwakwaka’wakw. The owner/operator of Sea Wolf Adventures takes small groups of visitors from the island to the smaller island community of Alert Bay to tour a longhouse and the cultural centre. He also guides people… 

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Package Feature: Manitoulin Island Great Spirit Circle Tour

Take a trip to the world’s largest fresh water lake island and learn more about the fascinating history and living culture of the Ojibwe, Odawa, and Pottawatomi people. This package is available year-round and includes two nights’ deluxe accommodation, one night’s teepee camping, a canoe heritage tour, drum making workshop, visit to the Ojibwe Cultural… 

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Welcome to the Indigenous Canada blog! Here you’ll find all the latest news, information, guides, activities and events across the country that celebrates our First Nations, Inuit and Métis cultures. We’ll be sharing stories and things to do throughout the year, and want to encourage everyone from all walks of life to engage with the exciting Indigenous tourism industry across Canada.

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