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The annual Carving on the Edge Festival on Tla-o-qui-aht Territory, in Tofino, B
The annual Carving on the Edge Festival on Tla-o-qui-aht Territory, in Tofino, BC is coming up on September 6th-11th, 2018! . "The annual Carving on the Edge Festival celebrates the traditional and contemporary west coast carving arts, the carving artists, and the rich cultural history of our region. The festival offers opportunities to gain a deeper understanding of the coastal traditions of carving with the goals of encouraging the growth of the carving community and of building much-needed cultural bridges." . Photo courtesy of @carvingedgefestival Learn more at: www.CarvingEdgeFestival.com . #IndigenousCanada#explorevancouverisland#explorebc#explorecanada#tofino#vancouverisland#woodcarving#carving
20.08.2018 23:42:01
Exquisite regalia worn by a dancer in Quebec, Canada. .
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16.08.2018 23:27:01
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Listening to the myths and legends of the Huron-Wendat while cozied up to a fire
Listening to the myths and legends of the Huron-Wendat while cozied up to a fire in the Ekionkiestha’ longhouse in Wendake, Québec. . Photos by Isabelle Dubois, courtesy of @tourismewendake . #IndigenousCanada#quebecoriginal#wendake#tourismewendake#longhouse#huronwendat#quebec
15.08.2018 23:38:59
Visitors of Goat Island, Nova Scotia, experiencing authentic Mi’kmaq culture wit
Visitors of Goat Island, Nova Scotia, experiencing authentic Mi’kmaq culture with their cultural interpreters from Eskasoni Cultural Journeys. . Photo courtesy of Eskasoni Cultural Journeys . #IndigenousCanada#mikmaq#eskasoni#visitnovascotia#explorecb#explorecanada#goatisland#explorecanada
14.08.2018 23:28:37
This weekend is the Wemindji Traditional Pow Wow - August 11th and 12th in Wemin
This weekend is the Wemindji Traditional Pow Wow - August 11th and 12th in Wemindji, Quebec! . Photo by: Mathieu Dupuis, courtesy of @eeyou.istchee.baie.james . #IndigenousCanada#quebecoriginal#explorecanada#powwow#firstnations#wemindji
10.08.2018 23:30:45
@_osha_osha_ is an awesome Toronto based business that's owned by two sisters wh
@_osha_osha_ is an awesome Toronto based business that's owned by two sisters who are reconnecting people to the environment, water and fitness through paddle boarding. . We're proud to have helped this Indigenous tourism business grow through our grant program! Check out our feature on osha osha on our blog at IndigenousTourism.ca . #IndigenousCanada#toronto#ontario#paddleboarding#discoveron#explorecanada#supyoga#supyogatoronto#yoga#yogatoronto#sup#torontosuprentals#torontosup
09.08.2018 20:16:21
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Beautiful hand crafted strike a lite pouch by Yvonne Jobin. These pouches are tr
Beautiful hand crafted strike a lite pouch by Yvonne Jobin. These pouches are traditionally worn by women to hold fire making tools like flint and bark. . Photo and info from @moonstonecree Native Art Gallery in Calgary, AB. . #IndigenousCanada#moosehide#beadwork#pouch#explorecanada#indigenousart#explorealberta#alberta#calgary
02.08.2018 00:08:02
Open ocean whale watching is less than a half hour away when you're staying at @
Open ocean whale watching is less than a half hour away when you're staying at @oceanhouselodge off of the west coast of Haida Gwaii, BC. . Photo by @kylervos courtesy of @oceanhouselodge . #IndigenousCanada#explorebc#whalewatching#whale#pacific#humpback#explorecanada#haidagwaii#gohaidagwaii
30.07.2018 23:19:01
Last week, the formation of Indigenous Tourism Alberta was announced – a new tou
Last week, the formation of Indigenous Tourism Alberta was announced – a new tourism association to help Indigenous entrepreneurs and communities in Alberta start tourism businesses, create jobs, and offer visitors an authentic experience. Photo: Indigenous tourism partners gathered at Tsuut'ina Nation Culture Museum, Treaty 7 Territory (Calgary, AB) #IndigenousCanada#explorealberta#explorecanada#alberta#calgary#tsuutina#tipi#teepee
27.07.2018 22:47:11
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The Feather Suite at @skwachayslodge Aboriginal Hotel & Gallery in Vancouver, BC
The Feather Suite at @skwachayslodge Aboriginal Hotel & Gallery in Vancouver, BC. Each one of the 18 hotel suites at Skwachàys Lodge is a unique art installation – view all of the rooms at skwachays.com . Photo by @pure_wander . #IndigenousCanada#explorebc#indigenousart#vancouver#explorecanada
26.07.2018 22:54:01
Getting ready for bed in a traditional teepee! Photo by @ashleedawnphotography.c
Getting ready for bed in a traditional teepee! Photo by @ashleedawnphotography.ca from the Speaking Earth Experience offered by the Ktunaxa Nation at @st.eugene.resort in southern BC. . Thank you for sharing this amazing photo with us Ashlee! . #IndigenousCanada#explorebc#teepee#tipi#ktunaxa#firstnations#explorecanada
25.07.2018 23:42:01
"Today was one of those days we will talk about for years to come. Our all-day A
"Today was one of those days we will talk about for years to come. Our all-day ATV adventure with Paul & Ruth was better than we could have ever imagined. Great views, delicious local food and amazing hosts! Plus, we couldn't have asked for a more beautiful day! . If you are headed to Newfoundland, don't miss out on going ATVing with this great couple. They know all the local history and can really show you the rugged beauty of this area." . Kind words and photography by @trailingaway for Pirate's Haven ATV Park & Chalets, Newfoundland ( @pirateshavennewfoundland ) . #IndigenousCanada#newfoundland#explorenl#atv#atvs#explorecanada
24.07.2018 23:25:10
"It was a beautiful day exploring @metepenagiag and learning about their culture
"It was a beautiful day exploring @metepenagiag and learning about their culture & heritage." – @chelsbuggie . Thank you @chelsbuggie for sharing this photo with us! . #IndigenousCanada#explorecanada#explorenb#newbrunswick#metepenagiag#mikmaq
24.07.2018 00:19:28
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Stopping for lunch during a tour of Haida Gwaii, BC with Haida Style Expeditions
Stopping for lunch during a tour of Haida Gwaii, BC with Haida Style Expeditions. This Haida owned and operated company offers cultural day trips via Zodiac to four ancient village sites, including SGang Gwaay Llnagaay (Ninstints) on SGang Gwaay (Anthony Island), a UNESCO World Heritage Site. . Walk through old-growth forest, spot wildlife on land and sea and savour a traditional wild salmon beach barbecue. Join a fishing trip or stay for several days at a cultural immersion camp where fees fund Haida youth camps. . Photo courtesy of @haidastyle_expeditions . #IndigenousCanada#explorebc#haida#haidagwaii#gohaidagwaii#explorecanada#totempole
20.07.2018 18:54:41
This beautiful photo was taken at the Wendake International Pow Wow in Quebec. P
This beautiful photo was taken at the Wendake International Pow Wow in Quebec. Photo courtesy of @tourismewendake . Are you interested in attending a Pow wow this year? We’ve compiled an ultimate guide to Pow wows taking place across Canada in 2018. Visit our blog at IndigenousTourism.ca to take a look at the dates in your area, or plan your next road trip! . #IndigenousCanada#explorecanada#quebec#wendake#quebecoriginal#powwow#powwowlife#powwowtrail
19.07.2018 22:47:37
Experience the history and culture of the Micmac Nation on a guided tour of the
Experience the history and culture of the Micmac Nation on a guided tour of the traditional village site at the Mi'gmaq Interpretation Site in Gaspé, Québec. Learn more at www.micmacgespeg.ca . Photo courtesy of @s_desnoyers . #IndigenousCanada#quebecoriginal#quebec#micmac#gespeg#explorecanada#wigwam#qcaboriginal#exploreqc#siteinterpretation
17.07.2018 21:55:51
Why wait for the Aurora Borealis to arrive in the sky above when you can join “J
Why wait for the Aurora Borealis to arrive in the sky above when you can join “Joe the Aurora Hunter” and track them down? . Dene/Cree Joe Buffalo-Child — along with his daughter, Melissa, and son, John — run North Star Adventures with the goal of offering iconic Northern experiences through local, Indigenous eyes. Armed with weather, wind and cloud reports, they offers the unique adventure of driving remote roadways outside Yellowknife in search of Mother Nature’s breathtaking, swirling displays of multi-coloured Northern Lights. Along the way, there’s also plenty of time to chat about Indigenous life, customs and nature in the Northwest Territory. . Photo courtesy of @aurora_hunter . #IndigenousCanada#yellowknife#spectacularnwt#nwt#explorecanada#aurorahunting#auroraborealis#northernlights#aurora
13.07.2018 19:45:18
The Awatin Aboriginal Art gallery in Campbell River, BC features original artwor
The Awatin Aboriginal Art gallery in Campbell River, BC features original artwork from talented Northwest Coast First Nations artists. . Browse beautiful original paintings, masks, paddles and carvings or intricately designed pendents, bracelets and rings. www.awatinart.com . Photo courtesy of Awatin Aboriginal Art . #IndigenousCanada#explorebc#firstnationsart#carving#jewelry#explorecanada#campbellriver#firstnations
10.07.2018 23:39:08
Aboriginal Experiences is an award-winning attraction in downtown Ottawa that gi
Aboriginal Experiences is an award-winning attraction in downtown Ottawa that gives visitors the opportunity to explore authentic Indigenous culture, past and present. . This photo is from our latest travel itinerary – The Eastern Cultural Explorer! Sample Indigenous cuisine in downtown Toronto, explore the territory of the Six Nations, immerse yourself in Huron-Wendat culture at the luxurious Hôtel-Musée, and so much more! View the FREE itinerary on our blog at IndigenousTourism.ca . Photo courtesy of Aboriginal Experiences . #IndigenousCanada#discoveron#ottawa#ontario#firstnations
06.07.2018 18:33:02
Packages to explore The Torngats are now available for the 2018 season!
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Packages to explore The Torngats are now available for the 2018 season! . Discover the customs, culture, attitude and art that have sustained the Inuit people for over four thousand years; explore the place where polar bears and caribou roam; find camaraderie around the campfire as the night sky dances with colour – on the outdoor adventure of a lifetime. . Photos courtesy of @thetorngatmountains . #IndigenousCanada#explorecanada#explorenl#torngats#exploretorngats#nltourism#labrador#mountains#inuit
05.07.2018 17:02:50
Indigenous World Winery is BC’s first fully Indigenous-owned winery — where the
Indigenous World Winery is BC’s first fully Indigenous-owned winery — where the ancient Okanagan Syilx culture merges with the region's thriving wine scene, courtesy of visionaries Robert and Bernice Louie. . The winery offers a gathering place where visitors can come together for food and drink. Visit the tasting room to try award-winning wines or the onsite @indigenousredfoxclub restaurant, which features an ever-evolving Indigenous-inspired menu with items like bison chili, fresh fry bread and Haida Wild salmon fritters! . Photo courtesy of @indigenouswine . #IndigenousCanada#winery#wine#bcwine#firstnations#explorekelowna#explorebc#okanaganwine#winetasting#winetour#indigenouswine#explorecanada
04.07.2018 23:48:23
You can feel the energy when you visit the diverse exhibits at the Abenaki Museu
You can feel the energy when you visit the diverse exhibits at the Abenaki Museum in Odanak, Quebec! The Abénaki are one of 11 Algonquian-speaking Indigenous peoples living in Quebec. To this day, the Abénaki culture remains rich in oral history, traditional teachings, art and dancing. . Boasting more than 26,000 items, the Abenaki Museum features the largest number of Indigenous artifacts and Abénaki art in Québec, on Canada’s East Coast and in New England. Learn more at www.museedesabenakis.ca . Photo courtesy of Musée des Abénakis . #IndigenousCanada#quebecoriginal#odanak#abenakis#algonquian#museum#explorecanada
26.06.2018 23:58:37
Discover authentic Mi’kmaq culture along the picturesque 2.4 KM trail on Goat Is
Discover authentic Mi’kmaq culture along the picturesque 2.4 KM trail on Goat Island in Nova Scotia with Eskasoni Cultural Journeys. You will be guided along the trail by a Mi’kmaq cultural interpreter who will take you to visit several villages, each one offering a unique experience to learn and partake in this way of life. . Take part in a smudging ceremony, learn to make four cents cake over an open fire, learn the art of basketry, join in traditional dance, play the ancient game of Waltes and learn traditional hunting and fishing techniques! . Photo courtesy of Eskasoni Cultural Journeys . #IndigenousTourism#mikmaq#eskasoni#visitnovascotia#explorecb#explorecanada#goatisland#explorecanada
23.06.2018 00:12:18
Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada! A special day to honour the
Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day in Canada! A special day to honour the diverse cultures and unique heritage of First Nations, Métis and Inuit. Celebrations are happening across Canada today and you’re invited to join in! Visit our website to find events happening near you at IndigenousTourism.ca . Photo: Hand Games played during National Aboriginal Day Celebrations last year at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre in Whitehorse, Yukon . #IndigenousCanada#indigenouspeoplesday#explorecanada#exploreyukon#yukon#handgames#whitehorse
21.06.2018 15:00:57
Kluskap Ridge RV & Campground is a one of a kind campground destination located
Kluskap Ridge RV & Campground is a one of a kind campground destination located on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Owned and operated by community members from Membertou, a community of the Mi’kmaq Nation, the campground shares parts of their culture with guests, offering Indigenous-inspired activities and accommodations. . Photos courtesy of @kluskap.ridge . #IndigenousCanada#novascotia#miqmak#visitcapebreton#cabottrail#travelnovascotia#explorecanada#camp#camping#capebreton#capebretonisland#travelcapebreton#novascotia#visitnovascotia#drum#drumming#firstnations#membertou
21.06.2018 00:29:26
This incredible building is Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park in Alberta. Histo
This incredible building is Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park in Alberta. History runs deep here where traditional Blackfoot culture and the new generation of the Siksika Nation meet. Visitors can take a guided tour of the museum, spend the night in a buffalo hide tipi, and walk in the footsteps of 10,000 Blackfoot confederacy warriors where Treaty No. 7 was signed. . Photo courtesy of Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park, Siksika First Nation . #IndigenousCanada#explorealberta#alberta#travelalberta#siksika#firstnation#blackfootcrossing
14.06.2018 00:02:45
Situated on the banks of the Chu Nínkwän (Yukon River), the Kwanlin Dün Cultural
Situated on the banks of the Chu Nínkwän (Yukon River), the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre is a place where the heritage and contemporary way of life of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation is celebrated. . www.KwanlinDunCulturalCentre.com . #IndigenousCanada#yukon#kwanlindun#firstnation#exploreyukon#explorecanada
12.06.2018 23:26:56
The west coast of Vancouver Island with its surf town of Tofino, and soaring old
The west coast of Vancouver Island with its surf town of Tofino, and soaring old growth forests has an exciting Huu-ay-aht Nation treasure too; the village of Kiix̣in (pronounced “kee-hin”), which is commemorated as a National Historic Site. . Head out on a three-hour tour with a Huu-ay-aht Knowledge Holder, hiking through an old-growth rainforest trail to a beautiful protected beach with rocky ledges and tide pools. . Find out more about Kiix̣in Tours and other exciting Indigenous experiences in our latest blog post: Summer 2018: What's New! at IndigenousTourism.ca . Photo courtesy of @kiixintours & @huuayahtfn . #IndigenousCanada#explorebc#explorecanada#firstnations#huuayaht#huuayahtfirstnations#culturaltour#summer2018
08.06.2018 22:14:25
Located north of Montreal, in Montcalm Regional Park, Amishk Aboriginal Adventur
Located north of Montreal, in Montcalm Regional Park, Amishk Aboriginal Adventures is a showcase for the nomadic Indigenous peoples living in Quebec — representing the Innu, Atikamekw and Cree/Anishinabe. . Guests stay in traditional tepees and prospector’s tents, spend time in the site’s long house and sweat tent, or gather around the fire, listening to elders’ stories. . Photo courtesy of Amishk Aboriginal Adventures www.AventuresAmerindiennes.ca . #IndigenousCanada#quebecoriginal#canoe#canoeing#paddling#cree#anishinabe#atikamekw
08.06.2018 00:19:32
Throwback to Aurora viewing at the @teamwapusk dog yard this winter, an amazing
Throwback to Aurora viewing at the @teamwapusk dog yard this winter, an amazing spot to catch the northern lights in Churchill, Manitoba and go for dog sled ride! . Photo by @discover_churchill . #IndigenousCanada#exploremb#churchill#manitoba#explorecanada#teepee#tipi#aurora#northernlights
31.05.2018 20:02:02
This spectacular beach is on the west coast of Vancouver Island, BC. If you look
This spectacular beach is on the west coast of Vancouver Island, BC. If you look closely you can just make out @wyapoint Resort, nestled in the old-growth forest on Ucluelet First Nation’s traditional territory. . Photo by @livelucid . #IndigenousCanada#ucluelet#ukee#ukeebc#explorebc#explorecanada#pnwonderland#pnwlife#beach#beautifulbc#explorevancouverisland#westcoast#tofino#pacificnorthwest
31.05.2018 00:24:58
What's your favourite way to cook over an open fire?
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What's your favourite way to cook over an open fire? . Less than 20 minutes from Quebec City is Wendake, home to the Huron-Wendat First Nations and a place where visitors can immerse themselves in nature and First Nations’ culture. . Visit a reconstructed traditional Huron village, explore the contemporary Huron-Wendat Museum, dine on gourmet traditional meals featuring game, fish, forest herbs and bannock, and stay at the luxury Hôtel-Musée Premières Nations. . Photo courtesy of @tourismewendake . #IndigenousCanada#wendat#wendake#quebecoriginal#explorecanada#firstnations#pottery#indigenouscuisine
28.05.2018 23:53:58
This amazing photo was taken at the @manitoahbee International Pow Wow last Satu
This amazing photo was taken at the @manitoahbee International Pow Wow last Saturday. . Thank you @apothecarydan for sharing this photo with us! . #IndigenousCanada#exploremb#igniteyourspirit#manitoba#powwow#onlyinthepeg
25.05.2018 22:11:36
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