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National Indigenous People's Day in Victoria

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. This is a time for us to come together and reflect on the history, heritage, and diversity of First Nations, Inuit, and Metis peoples in Canada. On this day, we invite you to check out any of our Indigenous owned and led businesses below, and learn.

Experiencing indigenous culture is a fascinating and engaging part of every Victorian visit. Browse through our Indigenous-led or owned businesses below that help make Victoria, BC enriching and fascinating destination.

Destination Greater Victoria is honoured to be based on the traditional territory of the Lekwungen-speaking peoples, whose historical relationships with the land continue to this day.

Indigenous Owned and Led Businesses in Victoria:

Explore Songhees 

Moonwater Lodge

The Malahat Chalet

Indigenous Tourism BC

Mark Loria Gallery

Leaf Modern Gallery

Learn More About Indigenous Culture in Victoria

Indigenous Peoples heritage and legacies live on in Victoria and Vancouver Island through ceremonies, potlatches, dances, art and masks. An Indigenous experience is an enriching and engaging addition to any Victoria visit.

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