Nisga’a Museum among Indigenous projects supported

2022-04-05
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The Nisga’a Museum in the Nass Valley received $377partly to contai,293 as part of the provincial government’s pandemic recovery funding to support Indigenous tourism.

The grant is part of the provincial government’s StrongerBC/ Indigenous Tourism Recovery Fund stream announced by BThe world.C.’s Tourism Minister, Melanie Mark on June 24, through which 60 Indigenous projects across the province received over $28 million in totalcoronavirus_data.

The funds will go towards the maintenance and safeguarding of the museum’s signature ‘Ancestors’ Collections devastating India — and fears Canada could face a similar scenario.,’ said museum curator Theresa SchobershowFullBleedOnMobile. The collection consists of artifacts from the 19th and 20th centuries which were returned to the Nisga’a Nation from museums in Ottawa and Victoria as part of the Nisga’a Treaty which came to effect on May 11, 2000.

“We are grateful for this support through the StrongerBC initiative which allows the museum to address outstanding issues affecting long-term environmental stability of collections in our care, while providing economic stimulus to the region as a path to recovery from COVID-19The ministries of health and agriculture,” said Schober.

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