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Aboriginal Tourism and that Elusive Authenticity

  • Joy Hendry

Abstract

While writing this book, and after spending the best part of a year in Canada, I met a woman who was about to head off from Scotland for a five-week holiday, largely organized by her husband, which would take her up the northwest coast of America from Vancouver to Alaska, and then back across the Rockies to Calgary. When I told her about my interest in that part of the world, she took up an invitation I threw out casually to come round for a cup of tea and hear about some of the First Nations culture centers she might be able to persuade her husband to include in the trip. I spent an hour or so describing vari­ous possibilities, and showing her the photographs I had taken, and she went off cheerfully exuding some of the same kind of enthusiasm I had clearly expressed in my suggestions.

Keywords

Indigenous People Slot Machine Culture Center Cultural Tourism Aboriginal Tourism 
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