Type of Activity: Spoken Treasures - Talking Totems Community Walking Tour
Tour Description: Join us on a leisure community walk with our Talaysay Cutural Ambassador guides who share the rich history of of the Shishalh and Salsih, Northwest Coast peoples of this region. Learn the intimate stories of our people, our world view and rich history that spans millenia. Spoken Treasures is for the history enthusiast and the ones who like to learn about the cultural tradtions, values, concepts of art, law and traditions. Your Talaysay guide, an ambassador for their family and community will highlight their own family histories, stories and transitions through time; including the indigenous stories of first contact with explorers and then the settlers who live with us today. This tour is about history, culture and aspirations of a shared community today as our peoples, 1800 people, now live with 30,000 other community members who make up our rich and diverse Sunshine Coast. Join us!
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Time: Cusotme Time
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Duration: 1.5 hrs Walking Distance: 2.2 km
Meeting Location: 5555 Sunshine Coast Highway, House of Hehiwus Building (right in front of Tsain-ko Gift Shop)
Lead Guide: Candace Campo, xets’emits’a (Shishalh Ambassador), Calvin Craigan and Wes Nahanee (Squamish Ambassador)
How to book: Before you purchase online, contact us and we will discuss a date and time with you. We require 6 or more guests to provide this tour.
Safety Practices: We invite guests, if you feel more safe, to wear a mask. We follow the 2 meter distance safety practice and ask for your support in maintaining this safety guideline. We strongly encourage guests to use hand sanitizer before and after all tours. At present we are not shaking hands and will happily share how we say thank you the Coast Salish way with the hand gesture.
If you have any allergies or medical conditions you think we should know, please give us a call or send us an email. If you are sick or have a fever, we ask you to stay home and we will reschedule you within our scheduled operational season.