For this northern Saskatchewan First Nation, the future is Indigenous tourism – CBC

For this northern Saskatchewan First Nation, the future is Indigenous tourism – CBC

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 202280 Views

Jun 20, 2022

Waterhen Lake First Nation buys Waters Edge Eco Lodge, trains community members to work

In the heart of Saskatchewan’s boreal forest lies Waters Edge Eco Lodge.

The tourism destination is located on the traditional lands of the Waterhen Lake First Nation. The people of that nation just got that land back.

The nation recently bought the resort, located 50 kilometres north of Meadow Lake on the west side of Greig Lake. The purchase marked the beginning of an ambitious, community-run leap into the world of Indigenous tourism.

Not only will the tourism provide visitors with a special experience, it will also benefit the Waterhen community both spiritually and economically.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatchewan/for-this-northern-saskatchewan-first-nation-the-future-is-indigenous-tourism-1.6490994

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