Paddle down the South Thompson and Adams Rivers, following the traditional trails that the Secwepemcuu’l’ecw (Shuswap Nation) have used for countless generations on a guided adventure with a local Knowledge Keeper.
“We wanted to bring people from around the world on the ancestral paths our people walked, have them taste the food we ate, sing the songs we sang, hear the stories that were passed down orally from generations ago, and travel the rivers we canoed. In order to truly learn about our Culture, we felt the only way was to touch, smell, see, hear, and feel it. Our journey started hundreds of years ago but your journey will start right now with us at Moccasin Trails.
To fully understand our Indigenous Culture you need to learn about our past; the many triumphs and the many struggles we have faced and encountered throughout our history. Learn our language, our food, our celebrations and ceremonies, and our stories and legends. We feel the only way to learn about our Culture is to experience it first-hand, in the moment.
Our guides are also on a path of education, through Cultural tours our youth have reconnected with their ancestral ways of life. It truly is a journey where you and your guide will be learning and re-learning together… through a journey on the land. The beauty of our canoe tours is that they are always unique: different weather, animals, songs, stories, food, different sky, different spirits. It is because of all these variables that we learn together through our shared journey.”
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West Kelowna, British Columbia, V1Z4A3
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PLANNING YOUR TRIP
Immerse yourself in Indigenous culture
Join us for genuine cultural experiences and build meaningful connections between our past, present and future. Hear stories, songs and legends that have been passed down through countless generations, take part in a cultural tour or workshop, and witness the intricate beauty of Indigenous arts and crafts.
See nature and wildlife through Indigenous eyes
Step out into the wild and take in the beauty of the natural world through an Indigenous lens. From the seas, mountains and rainforest to the prairies and the tundra, explore unique landscapes and experience the wonder of respectful animal encounters with your Indigenous hosts and guides.
Welcome to the heart of Indigenous hospitality
From rustic camping and upscale glamping to lakeside cabins, luxurious resort spas, casinos and golf courses, authentic Indigenous accommodation and relaxation options offer something for every vacation. No matter whether you want to get away from it all or be at the heart of the action, you’ll feel at home with your Indigenous hosts.
TAKE A DELICIOUS JOURNEY INTO INDIGENOUS CULTURE
Pull up a seat at one of the many Indigenous owned eateries from sea to sea to sea. All across the country, authentic Indigenous chefs and culinary experts are cooking up delicacies that infuse modern recipes with traditional techniques and flair. Here, you’ll find everything from cozy bistros and premade spice mixes to large catering operations and upscale restaurants.
UNIQUE PRODUCTS, AUTHENTIC INDIGENOUS QUALITY
Find everything from unique gifts, treasured keepsakes to modern art pieces of epic proportions—lovingly crafted by Indigenous makers and artisans across the country. Every piece, from the smallest bracelets to the largest sculpture, tells a story that transcends generations and the ages. Every purchase you make helps to keep those stories alive.