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Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park

Preserving the language, history & culture of the Shuswap People

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Visit the Secwepemc Museum and experience the rich cultural history of the Shuswap People. Attractive museum exhibits incorporate the oral history and legends of the Secwepemc People along with historical photographs, illustrations and artifacts. On display you'll find a birch bark and dugout canoe, a summer mat lodge and display on hunting, fishing, clothing, games, food gathering and cooking. Outdoor cultural displays in the 12-acre Native Heritage Park on the banks of the South Thompson River are a natural complement to the Museum. More than a kilometer of trails lead visitors through the archeological remains of a 2000-year old Shuswap winter village site, for a reconstructed winter pit houses and a summer village. The village features a tule mat lodge, hunting lean-to, fish drying rack, fish trip, smoke house and traditional plant foods.

Location: 355 Yellowhead Highway, Kamloops British Columbia V2H 1H1 Telephone Toll Free: 250-828-9801 Fax 250-372-1127

Other British Columbia History nearby:
(Cache Creek) Hat Creek Ranch
(Kamloops) Secwepemc Museum & Heritage Park

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