Virtual Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, Shíshálh & Early Pioneer History of Gibson's - Tour (On-line)
Activity: Virtual Online Tour – Our Shared Early History – Walking Tour (our next tour is on April 10th 2021 - Saturday)
Special Note: When booking you need to click on the date and time in the calendar and it will que you for the next steps.
Activity Description: Join Dale and Candace, two local friends and historians, who have lived on the Sunshine Coast throughout their lives. Dale is a local historian who grew up in the town of Gibson’s and Candace is an Anthropologist, School teacher who is a Shíshálh member, married into Sḵwx̱wú7mesh community. Dale and Candace are partnering to share a unique online tour and experience with you by co-guiding. Our shared early history as Indigenous and pioneer settlers of this region will be highlighted. The tour will include the oral history, marine technology, and the way of life of the Shíshálh and Sḵwx̱wú7mesh, two sister tribes who have intermarried and collaborated for millennia via the Potlatch way of life.
Dale will share the significance of Gospel Rock, and the stories of the first explorers (English and Spanish) and what life was like for the early settlers: George Gibson, the Finns and early farming, Dr. Inglis our first doctor to service the entire Coast without car or road. JS Woodsworth, the Beachcombers and much more.
Format: Both guides will share history. This on-line tour is interactive. We will break after 45 minutes and again 10 minutes before the tour ends to ask questions and share discussion with guests. This tour is not to be missed, we invite you to join us.
Meeting Location: On-line via Zoom
The guides will start this tour from Pioneer Park, Gibbons, BC, V0N 1V9
Select DATES and Times: 10th April 2021
Start Time: 10:00 am End Time: 11:30 am Duration: 1.5 hours
Rate: $30.00 pp (Cdn) plus gst (pay online via link) https://www.aboriginalecotours.com/tours/aboriginal-eco-tours/virtual-tours-new/virtual-sk-wx-w-7mesh-sh-sh-lh-early-pioneer-history-of-gibsons-tour-on-line
Minimum Participants: 1 ppl Maximum Participants: 30 ppl
Includes: Your local indigenous guide Candace Campo and historical guide Dale Peterson. Bookings managed by Aboriginal Eco Tours: Candace Campo.
What you need: This tour is shared via the Zoom app. The tour is $30 pp and the Zoom app can be downloaded for free.
Policies: We require advanced booking. 24 hours or more is recommended to secure your spot.
Cancellations: 48 hours prior to tour 20% administrative fee
Cancellations: Within 48 hours to tour 100% non refundable
For more information:
Book: aboriginalecotours.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Toll-Free Phone: 1-800-605-4643 Vancouver Line: 1-800-605-4643
Candace Campo - Owner of Talaysay Tours and Aboriginal Eco Tours