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Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

Indigenous cultural ambassadors share their language, art, and culture at centers dedicated to learning, sharing, and preserving the wealth of Indigenous culture, from an Indigenous perspective.

View artifacts that have made their way home, hear stories from young Indigenous language speakers, and try your hand at traditional crafts like wool weaving and drum making. Centres on Kwakwa̱ka̱ʼwakw land, shared Squamish-Lil’wat territory, or on Haida land welcome you to participate in a shared cultural journey to protect and revitalize living Indigenous cultures.

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Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre

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shopping, museums & heritage sites, indigenous culture, art galleries, attractions

The Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre is a three-story, 30,400-square foot award-winning cultural centre designed to blend the traditional Squamish Longhouse with the Lil'wat Istken. Cultural Ambassadors share their knowledge and stories with guests, augmenting the information shared throughout the centre's curated collection of artifacts and contemporary pieces. Traditional drum songs are shared at the top of each hour. The facility is designed to evoke a traditional Squamish longhouse and a Lil'wat Istken (pit house) and is surrounded by dramatic mountain scenery. This thriving cultural centre shares meaningful experiences, educating all, and lifts their two distinct cultures.

Vancouver Coast & Mountains

Whistler

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Nk'Mip Desert Cultural Centre

indigenous culture, attractions, museums & heritage sites

indigenous culture, attractions, museums & heritage sites

The Nkmip Desert Cultural Centre is a 9,000 square-foot interpretive centre that exhibits 2 films, the Inkameep Day School Art Collection, indoor and outdoor interactive exhibits, a 1.5 km walking trail, and reconstructed traditional Okanagan village, and (visitor favourite) interpreter hosted programs which boast a fun filled experience for all ages! The centre is also an architectural marvel, and was built from local, sustainable materials.

Thompson Okanagan

Osoyoos

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