First Nations

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

Feast for the Senses: An evening at the 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.

Happy Tails: Dogs of Whistler

From taking time out to play to being good adventure buddies and knowing how to completely relax, dogs have plenty to teach us about living well. Meet Whistler's Instagram-famous dogs (and their owners) and get their take on living the good life in the mountains.

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.

Change and Growth: Whistler Celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day June 21

When the summer solstice comes around, it’s time to honour the original locals of the Whistler area with a day of traditional celebrations led by the Squamish and Lil’wat First Nations.

Hands-on Culture: Learning from the Squamish and Lil’wat People

Weaving and drum-making workshops are more than creative exercises – they are a way to connect with First Nations culture in an intimate setting, with plenty of time for questions.

The Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre: Stories and Sharing

The Insider visits the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre to learn about the latest exhibition, Where are the Children? Healing the Legacy of Residential Schools from junior curator, Alison Pascal.

More Than Pictures on a Wall: Whistler’s Audain Art Museum

The Insider has plenty of reasons to be stoked that the Audain Art Museum is open.

Guide to Arts and Crafts, Whistler-style

Seeking balance in your life? The hands-on arts scene in Whistler means you can work on your creativity as well as carving turns this winter.

10 Ways to Enjoy Whistler’s Longest Day & Kick Off Summer Properly

June 21 is the longest day of the year AND the official start of summer so The Insider drums up 10 ways to fill those extra golden daylight minutes with more Whistler awesomeness.
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