The Authentic Indigenous designation is granted to Indigenous owned and operated businesses who offer compelling, culturally appropriate Indigenous tourism experiences.
The designation helps travellers identify these experiences throughout the province and acknowledges that they are contributing to the revitalization and preservation of local Indigenous cultures and languages.
To receive the Authentic Indigenous designation from Indigenous Tourism BC, experience providers must go through a thorough assessment and fulfill the program’s requirements and criteria which include but are not limited to:
Experience is Indigenous owned and operated
Experience offers quality Indigenous cultural content
Experience practices sustainability that protects both culture and environment
Authentic Indigenous experiences are identified by the Authentic Indigenous logo: