Cultural Centres on Vancouver Island North


The U’mista Cultural Centre in Alert Bay is respected far and wide as one of Canada’s finest First Nations museums with its unparalleled collection of potlatch regalia. Modeled after a big house, it is dedicated to preserving the heritage of the Kwakwaka’wakw. The gift shop features superb jewelry, carvings, textiles and more.



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U’mista Cultural Centre

The U'mista Cultural Centre has worked towards fulfilling the mandate to ensure the survival of all aspects of cultural heritage of the Kwakwa̱ka̱ʼ ... Read More