Vancouver’s Skwachàys Lodge is a most unusual hotel on the edge of the gritty Downtown Eastside. The lobby is a Native art gallery bursting with carvings…
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.
While driving through Saskatchewan near Prince Albert, I was surprised to notice that, although there is a sign at Batoche, there is not a lot to tell passers-by about the history of what took place there.
The smell of wood fires, the crunching sound of walking on frozen snow, the shuffle of boots through black spruce needles and the cozy relief of a hot drink warming mitten-clad fingers; these are the sensations of First Light at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons.
Like a beautiful set of nesting Russian dolls carved out of limestone, the largest freshwater island in the world is over 1000 square miles in area, itself containing over 100 lakes, many of which have their own islands.