September 26, 2005

Places to visit native american culture exhibits in British Columbia, Canada


Here is a list of places to visit in British Columbia, Canada to learn about native american culture.

British Columbia Places to Visit

Campbell River

Locally owned and operated First Nations wildlife and cultural tour company.

Gildas Box of Treasures Theater,
Campbell River

The Weiwaikum Cultural Society’s promotion, preservation and advancement of
Kwakwaka’wakw (formerly Kwakiutl) and Laichwiltach culture (including
traditional dancing, artwork, songs, stories and Aboriginal spirituality)

Kwagiulth Museum & Cultural Centre, Campbell River

This museum displays items used in potlatch, a ceremonial feast of
the Indians of the Northwest. The collection includes masks, rattles, whistles,
head and neck rings and other head gear. Photos of traditional Kwakiutl villages
at the turn of the 20th century are also displayed. Guided tours are available.
It’s recommended that travelers allow 30 minutes minimum for their visit. Open
July- August, 10-5:15.

Situated in Cape Mudge Village on Quadra Island a short 10 minute ferry ride
from Campbell River, B.C.

Museum at
Campbell River
Campbell River

Located on a tree covered hill overlooking beautiful Discovery Passage in
Campbell River B.C.

of Archaeology and Ethnology

Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, B.C.

Royal British
Columbia Museum
, Victoria

Historic Photographs
The Living Landscapes historic photograph archive features photographs of
the Thompsontario_first_nations/Okanagan region of British Columbia, Canada.

Secwepemc Museum and Native Heritage Park
Kamloops BC

Preserving the language, history, and culture of the Secwepemec People.
Attractive museum exhibits incorporate the history and legends of the Secwepemc
People along with historical photographs, illustrations and artifacts.

University of British
Columbia Museum of Anthropology
, Vancouver

Houses one of the world’s finest displays of Northwest Coast First
Nations art.

Wei Wai Kum
House of Treasures
, Campbell River

Masks, paintings, prints, and sculptures produced by local first nations

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