National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
September 30, 2023, marks the 10th anniversary of Orange Shirt Day and the third annual National Day for Truth and Reconciliation.
With 204 Indigenous communities and more than 30 Indigenous languages, British Columbia’s six diverse and beautiful regions offer extensive authentic Indigenous experiences. Connect with the people and languages that have spoken the land, collected the knowledge, and passed the stories of Indigenous BC for thousands upon thousands of years.
Explore our Stories
The Indigenous BC app is your digital guide to discovery, exploration, and learning about the 200+ unique Indigenous cultures in British Columbia. Listen and learn from Indigenous writing, language, and song. Search by location or destination to find and favourite Authentic Indigenous experiences and accommodations in BC. Hear our stories. Experience your own.Learn More and Download the App
Immersive Indigenous destinations and experiences are expansive and transformational. Augment your reality with an Indigenous point-of-view and see old places with new eyes. By their nature, Indigenous perspectives cannot be understood as a bystander or simple witness. Step out of ordinary time and daily routine with Indigenous hosts around BC.Learn More
Watch plumes of salt spray as the sun sets on the horizon. Listen to an orca mother and her calf exhaling in the dark near a fireside dock. Find yourself too close for comfort but just the right distance to witness something that feels like a primordial secret. This sublime beauty borders sacred–you will never feel so small as when a humpback swims up to your boat and exhales with a life force more incredible than you’ve ever encountered.
With an emphasis on local, Indigenous, and sustainable delights, Indigenous dining sets the table for learning through your senses. Hear stories from your hosts and discover the flavours and techniques of modern Indigenous chefs and foodies at Indigenous restaurants, cafes, wineries, and food trucks.Where to Dine
Places to Go
Learn more about Indigenous-owned campgrounds, RV parks, and cabins in British ColumbiaView Story
Klahoose Wilderness Resort is far away from everything you know. But not too far. Getting there is both a beautiful and easy experience from present-day Vancouver.View Story
Powwows are Indigenous community celebrations of culture and the best excuse to appreciate art, dance, food, song, and laughter.They can be ceremonial or competitive with cash prizes, indoor or outdoor events, for community members only or open for the public to join in the celebration.View Story
Arts & Culture
For Indigenous Peoples in present-day British Columbia, drums are more than communication tools and musical instruments.View Story