Title: Spoken Treasures - False Creek - Custom Tour 2020
Tour Description: Join us for a cultural interpretive walk along False Creek on the history of Vancouver and False Creek through Indigenous eyes. Explore the indigenous concepts of "We are the Land and the Land is Us" and learn the intimate relationship Indigenous people collectively share with the land and water. Topics will include the historical and contemporary social and environmental impacts of the region and community and further examine the concepts of stewardship and the role of reconcilation in community planning for our shared future. Thiis tour includes traditional stories and legends of the area. Time will be set aside for discussion and Indigenous Tea when we conclude our walk.
The Tour starts False Creek Community Centre, from Alder Bay to Charleson Park.
Please dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes.
Date: TBD Start Time: tbd End Time: tbd Duration: 1.5 hrs
Guide: Candace Campo, Shishalh and Squamish Community Member
Candace, ancestral name xets’emits’a , a proud member of the Shishalh and Squamish community, started her company, Talaysay Tours, in 2002. Trained as an anthropologist and school teacher, Candace enjoys providing unique and authentic cultural experiences to visitors throughout the world. Candace teaches outdoor education, tourism, history and indigenous culture to the business community, government agencies, and the private and public schools throughout the lower mainland. Candace is a head cultural interpretive guide, storyteller, artist, and educator-facilitator. Today, Candace with her husband Larry own and operate Talaysay Tours and Aboriginal Eco Tours. We live in the Squamish Nation community in West Vancouver and are the proud parents of two adult children.