Tourism Provides Education about Indigenous People

May 19, 2017

In recent years, tourists have shown increased interest in learning about Indigenous people and their cultures and traditions. The tourism business provides opportunities for Indigenous people to make a living as well as educate others. 

BC Ferries to Restore Service Route in 2018

April 5, 2017

BC Ferries will restore the route between Port Hardy and Bella Coola in the summer of 2018. The cut to the service, which occurred in 2014, damaged the tourism industry in the area. 

First Nations tourism a cultural 'snapshot,' and 'a new geography of hope'

September 15, 2015

Aboriginal Tourism Association of B.C. head Keith Henry said First Nations' tourism is unique because it provides a snapshot into a culture and its people.

Bright future awaits for First Nations ‘cultural tourism’

March 18, 2014

Squamish First Nation Chief Ian Campbell, wearing a cedar strip headdress and a sea shell-covered vest that makes clicking noises every time he moves, earned a standing ovation in Namibia, Africa, last fall for his passionate, no notes invitation to book an authentic aboriginal travel experience

Principles and Policy for Tourism - Dena Kayeh Institute

Given the importance of tourism in the traditional territory, the [X] First Nation support the following set of guiding principles that have been identified by the ____ to aid with tourism development:


Why Aboriginal Tourism Continues To Grow

October 31, 2013

(West Vancouver, British Columbia - Coast Salish Territory) Aboriginal Tourism Association of British Columbia (AtBC) continues to support building of authentic Aboriginal cultural tourism in British Columbia.

Tourism Development Strategy

This Nisga'a Tourism Development Strategy can be used as a resource guide. Communities and organizations can use this guide to examine the Nisga'a's approach to tourism development and gain knowledge that will inform the development of their own strategy.


Resource Producer: 
Nisga'a Lisims Government
New Relationship Trust