First Nations

The culture of the Squamish and Lil'wat Nations has deep roots in these mountains. Stop, look, listen.

Boarder X Exhibit at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre hosts an acclaimed show of contemporary Indigenous Artists with work focusing on connections to the land through board sports.

How to Experience Indigenous Culture in and Around Whistler

From ancient mythology to art and cuisine, here are a few tips to broaden your understanding of Indigenous culture in the Whistler area.

Video Series: Why Whistler? Court.

In video #5 of the Why Whistler? series, we talk about building cultural bridges, mountains and mental health, and the importance of falling.

Art & Culture Exhibits on in Whistler This Fall and Winter

From the work of Emily Carr to the exploration of an Indigenous artist's fatherland, Whistler has an art adventure for you this fall.

Local Flora & Coast Salish Culture: New Tour in Whistler

The Salish Stroll holds the secrets of the coastal temperate rainforest, discover what Insider, Nikkey learned on this new Whistler tour.

Lil’wat Nation Artist Carves His Own Path

We caught up with cultural ambassador, performer, and carver, Q̓awām (Wolf) Redmond Andrews from the Lil'wat Nation to find out what it's like to be so closely connected with his community, and to pass on its stories to visitors and locals that come to the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre.

Insider’s Guide To Rainy Day Activities In Whistler

As we settle into fall weather there is no need to stay home and get cabin fever. Learn how to make the most of rainy days until the ski season starts.

Feast for the Senses: Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre

Dining with a difference – taking time out with the First Nations people of Whistler to make a different connection with the landscape.

First Nations Snowboard Team Helps Youth Reconnect With The Land

The First Nations Snowboard Team has been running since 2004, a non-profit group connecting indigenous youth with the sport and the mountains around Whistler.

People, Places & Paths: Exploring the Cultural Connector in Whistler

Time to slow down and appreciate the little things - explore Whistler's Cultural Connector with Dee Raffo.

The Peoples’ History of Whistler 1: Beginnings

As Canada celebrates it’s 150th anniversary this summer, The Insider takes a look at Whistler’s local history in a three part series.
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