Hans Tammemagi explores the increasing emphasis on Aboriginal culture in our Nation’s capital.
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.
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.
Yukon First Nations have a long history and a fascinating culture. After decades of repression, First Nations culture has emerged and is flourishing in the Yukon.
Wanuskewin is a special, sacred place. In Cree it means living in harmony. The Wanuskewin Heritage Park is in southern Saskatchewan just north of Saskatoon.
The Haida First Nation comes from the wild coast of northern British Columbia south of Alaska in an archipelago of more than 200 islands called Haida Gwaii.