St. Michaels Residential School operated in Alert Bay on Cormorant Island in British Columbia from 1894 to 1974. It was demolished in 2015.
Here you will find articles focusing on Canada’s Indigenous peoples and their rich culture. This is also the home of Canada’s First Peoples, the column by Hans Tammemagi which appears regularly on Roadstories.ca.
The Tsawout First Nation and Pender Island have been the centre of some inspiring grass-roots reconciliation initiatives off the west coast of B.C. …
Powwows not only preserve native culture, but are also immensely satisfying.
Hans Tammemagi explores the increasing emphasis on Aboriginal culture in our Nation’s capital.
For generations Haida people posted sentries over their villages.
A Killer Site near Fort MacLeod in southern Alberta
A joyous celebration of Native songs, dances, myths and beliefs suggests indigenous culture is gaining a foothold in the hearts of Canadians.
Eight kilometres north of Quebec City is one of the most impressive indigenous cultural centres in Canada.
Membertou is an urban First Nation community of over 1,400 people in Sydney, Nova Scotia, and one of the most dynamic and economically successful Native bands in all of Canada.
Bill Reid, the most influential Native artist in Canada over the past half century, was born in 1920 to a Haida mother and an American father.
Alex Wells is a world champion Hoop Dancer from B.C. and a leader in First Nations culture. His traditional dances portray real and mythical creatures.
Vancouver International Airport (YVR) houses a massive collection of First Nations art including a longhouse, whaling canoes, thunderbirds and Hetux.