Thompson Okanagan

Secwepemctsin | Nsyilxcən

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Spotted Lake

The NLaka’pamux, Okanagan and Secwepemc First Nations culture is bound to desert landscapes and fertile soil, dense forests, mountains, and fresh water.

Mocassin Trails

Modern Indigenous wine-making expresses plant knowledge in the Southern Okanagan; reconstructed pithouses (kekulis) preserve and share traditional Indigenous innovation and technology with visitors to Secwepemc Territory.

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Nk'Mip Cellars

Indigenous Culture, Wineries

Indigenous Culture, Wineries

At Nk’Mip Cellars, we are the dedicated guardians of a proud legacy. As the first Indigenous-owned winery in North America, we are inspired to express our culture in everything we do. Our Winery itself is a bold celebration and strong reflection of our commitment to authenticity and deep respect for our colourful past. We extend an invitation to discover, not only the international award-wining wines we produce, but also the relentless spirit and remarkable history that inspire them.

Thompson Okanagan

Osoyoos

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Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park

Indigenous Culture, Museums, Heritage Sites, & Cultural Centres

Indigenous Culture, Museums, Heritage Sites, & Cultural Centres

The Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park is located along the banks of the beautiful South Thompson River. The Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park consists of both an inside and outside viewing experience for visitors. The tour of the museum offers a rich history of the life of the Secwepemc people. Once inside the museum visitors can view "The Land of the Secwepemc" DVD, and can then immerse themselves in the beautiful artefacts and displays within the four galleries that are offered.Afterwards, the Heritage park offers a trail of over a kilometre of archaeological remains of a 2,000 year old Secwepemc winter village. The winter village consists of 1 reconstructed winter pit-houses, and summer tule mat lodges which feature various unique food preparation structures. In addition; for viewing pleasure, is one of Kamloops Marshes that is filled with beautiful wildlife and visitors may even be able to get a glimpse of the Coyote (Skelep) and her pups that are currently living in the area.

Thompson Okanagan

Kamloops

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Red Fox Club

Indigenous Culture, Restaurants and Eateries

Indigenous Culture, Restaurants and Eateries

Red Fox Club is a modern native restaurant revitalizing age old techniques into today's palate.

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Moccasin Trails

Indigenous Culture, Hiking & Walking, Paddling

Indigenous Culture, Hiking & Walking, Paddling

Immerse yourself and be transformed by our storytelling and follow the path of our ancestors with authentic Indigenous hiking and canoe tours in British Columbia.

Thompson Okanagan

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Indigenous World Winery

Indigenous Culture, Wineries

Indigenous Culture, Wineries

Indigenous World Winery opened in 2016 as the second Indigenous owned winery in BC. The wine shop is conveniently located in Westbank, just off Highway 97 and minutes from downtown Kelowna. Experience world-class VQA wines and indigenous culture while taking in a beautiful view of Lake Okanagan. The modern facility features a wine tasting room, native themed gift shop, picnic area and Red Fox Club featuring modern, native cuisine.

Thompson Okanagan

West Kelowna

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Jack Sam's Restaurant & Lounge

Indigenous Culture, Restaurants and Eateries

Indigenous Culture, Restaurants and Eateries

With an emphasis on the freshest high-quality ingredients and locally inspired culinary traditions, the Quaaout Lodge flavours each dining experience with the accents of our wilderness surroundings. A warm and intimate ambience combined with views of Little Shuswap Lake and friendly service merge to make every meal a true sensory experience.

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St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino

Indigenous Culture, Hotels, Motels & Lodges, Golf

Indigenous Culture, Hotels, Motels & Lodges, Golf

Framed by the Rockies, the Purcells and the famous St Mary River, the St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino is a spectacular destination for getaways, vacations, conferences and retreats. The resort is located 10 minutes from Cranbrook, 5 minutes from the Cranbrook Airport and 20 minutes from the picturesque town of Kimberley. Within its historic walls and the connecting Lodge are beautifully appointed, modern guestrooms and conference facilities. Visit our Interpretive Centre operated by The Ktunaxa Nation Council to learn more about the building’s fascinating history, and the people, mythology and culture found only in this part of the world. St. Eugene offers a wealth of culinary experiences to please the palate and delight the senses. Onsite food and beverage choices include informal fine dining in the Purcell Grill overlooking the sun-drenched deck and golf course. For individuals looking for a more relaxed setting, unwind with tapas in the Fisher Peak Lounge, play a game of billiards or simply enjoy the 19th Hole Bar & Grill. Also on site is the Casino of the Rockies – decorated in a "Gold rush Boom town" theme with 224 slot machines, 10 table games and delicatessen style dining in Fred’s Saloon. In its inaugural year, our 18-hole, Les Furber-designed course was named "one of Canada’s top new courses" by Golf Digest Magazine. The pristine fairways and white sand bunkers wind their way through several different environments, creating a unique combination of links, forests and a spectacular view of the St. Mary River. Our fitness centre features a fully equipped gym, steam room, sauna, a heated pool and two hot tubs.

Kootenay Rockies

Cranbrook

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Thornton Motel

Indigenous Culture, Hotels, Motels & Lodges

Indigenous Culture, Hotels, Motels & Lodges

First Nations owned and operated, We are centrally located at the heart of Ucluelet! Just 20 minute drive from the beautiful endless sandy beaches of the Pacific Rim National Park. There is so much to explore here on the west coast of Vancouver Island and our Pet friendly rooms allow you and your four legged friend to optimize the experience. Our Premier new building features studio rooms and Economy friendly pricing! We have so much to offer!

Vancouver Island

Ucluelet

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