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The Future in Stone: Rock Art and Modern Messages at Áísínai’pi / Writing-on-Stone UNESCO World Heritage Site

The Blackfoot name for Writing-on-Stone in southern Alberta is Áísínai’pi (pronounced A SIN ay bee). Martin Heavy Head, an Elder…

Mapping Historic “Silences”: Bowstrings Heritage Foundation’s Upcoming Indigenous Map of Banff

Now one of Canada’s most famous National Parks, the Banff townsite and park area has been an important location for…

Outstanding Heritage Initiatives at 2023 Governors’ Awards

At our national conference this past October in Ottawa, the National Trust for Canada’s board of Governors recognized nine exemplary…

UNDRIP and Indigenous Heritage: Pathways to Implementation

The United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP) was identified in the report of the Truth and…

It’s Time for a Heritage Tourism Reset

Heritage Tourism has experienced a seismic shift during the pandemic, and now, in the post-pandemic era, there is a rare…

A Leader in the Effort to Preserve Indigenous Place Names

A member of the Swan River First Nation in Treaty 8 territory, Robert Houle is the First Nations Indigenous Advisor…

World Heritage at 50: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Half a century after the adoption of UNESCO’s World Heritage Convention, our planet faces multiple crises that threaten the very…

Discover Métis Culture, People and Now Bison at Métis Crossing

    One and a half hours from Edmonton, Métis Crossing in Smoky Lake AB, is a gathering place to…

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National Indigenous Peoples Day in Five Passport Places

National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrates the culture and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit, and Métis Peoples of Canada. It…

Stephanie Clovechok – Beyond the authentic: proving that tourism can be transformative

At a moment when the global tourism industry is being rocked by the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are innovating towards…

Inuit House Brings Stories to Life

Several years ago, a team of archeologists uncovered the remains of a sod house, a traditional Inuit structure, near Iqaluit…

NCTR Director Reflects on Residential School and Cemetery Preservation

It’s been four years since the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC) released its final report into the history…

Tracing a Site of ‘Difficult Heritage’

Documenting the Muskowekwan Indian Residential School In 2018 the National Trust for Canada featured the Muskowekwan Residential School as one…

Indigenous Architecture in Canada: A Step Towards Reconciliation

Architecture can contribute positively to social change. It was a missed opportunity, then, that there was no explicit mention of…

Karen Aird: On a Mission to Change the Game for Indigenous Heritage Places in Canada

Karen Aird is a member of Saulteau First Nations, Karen is the founding president of the Indigenous Heritage Circle, an emerging national…

Cliffside Stories: How Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump Feeds Today’s Generations

To Conrad Little Leaf of the Piikani Nation, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump near Fort Macleod, AB and its neighbouring foothills and…

Honouring the Truth: the Physical Legacy of Canada’s Residential Schools

2017 promises to be an extraordinary year as Canada positively sizzles with national celebrations marking the 150th Anniversary of Confederation….

A Culture of Inertia

A story that profoundly touched me was told to us (siblings) by our mother, a childhood memory and one which…

Protecting Indigenous Heritage: Lessons from the Past

When the Truth and Reconciliation Commission released its Final Report in December 2015, it acknowledged the importance of Indigenous heritage…