5 POW WOW PITCH SEMI-FINALISTS IN NEW BRUNSWICK

Five Indigenous entrepreneurs in the New Brunswick region announced as semi-finalists in the 2022 Pow Wow Pitch competition. These semifinalists operate across five categories including Food and Drink, Fashion and Apparel, Knowledge Workshops and Storytelling, and Skilled Trades; representing the breadth of Indigenous business in our territory. SEMI FINALISTS IN OUR REGION: Amy Pelletier, Kwey…

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First Nations StoryTellers – Paddle Experience

Wolastoqey territory Saint John, NB. The Indigenous Tourism Association of New Brunswick took part in a guided paddling tour of the Wolastoq on National Indigenous Peoples Day or the summer solstice June 21. The event which was planned in tandem between Go Fundy Events and First Nation Storytellers unfolded across a three-hour window as the…

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Wabanaki Indigenous tourism leaders attended ITAC National Indigenous Tourism Conference at the Tsu’Tina First Nation, Alberta.

On March 8-10, 2022 a New Brunswick delegation of Indigenous tourism leaders attended the Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) National Indigenous Tourism Conference at the Tsu’Tina First Nation just outside Calgary, Alberta.  It was a sold out successful conference with lots of talk about growth and the future. Photo of the Eastern delegation from New…

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Wəlastəkokewiyik and Parks Canada Commemorate the National Historical Significance of the Mehtawtik Village Site

Mehtawtik (Meductic) Village National Historic Site is located near the confluence of the Eel River and Saint John River, in the unceded Wolastoqey territory of so-called New Brunswick. Mehtawtik was in on a strategic western plateau of the Saint John River, valued by the Wəlastəkokewiyik for excellent hunting, fishing, and its fertile soil. In the…

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ITAC Named as One of Fast Company’s Ten Most Innovative Travel Companies of 2022

The Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) is honoured to be recognized by Fast Company as one of the most innovative travel companies in 2022.  Fast Compnay’s Most Innovative Companies includes 528 organizations reshaping their businesses, industries, and the broader culture. The most innovative companies in travel this year are not only tackling pandemic-triggered travel challenges, they’re…

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Atlantic Indigenous Tourism Summit 2022
Dance to the Beat of Our Drum

Awards Show Nomination OutlineAtlantic Indigenous Tourism Summit 2022Dance to the Beat of Our Drum via zoom | March 29 7-9pmDeadline: Friday, March 25 5pmHosted by Nova Scotia Indigenous Tourism Enterprise Network Awards Show Nomination CriteriaThe 2022 Atlantic Indigenous Tourism Awards will be presented at the Atlantic Indigenous TourismSummit on Tuesday March 29, 2022 from 7-9pm.…

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The Recreation of Captain O’Halloran’s Outfit

O'Halloran Outfit artists

In the early 1840s, the 69th Regiment of Foot Captain Henry Dunn O’Halloran took census information on Mi’kmaq along the Miramichi River under the supervision of New Brunswick Indian Commissioner Moses Perley. O’Halloran was studying Mi’kmaq language and culture in his travels. He brought to London with him a book of Mik’maq hieroglyphic prayers and drawings.…

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