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Alpine hiking in the Clear Range mountains (Picture BC photo)

Alpine hiking in the Clear Range mountains

(Picture BC photo)

Lillooet

Arts, Culture & History Tours

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The First Nations people of Lillooet welcome visitors into their vibrant community.

Take a guided tour of a replica Sheesh'kan (pit house), visit an active archeological site, observe demonstrations of cultural fishing along the Fraser River, participate in a traditional feast, or catch the Kaoham Shuttle.

Sheesh'kan (Pit Houses)

A pit house is an earth and timber structure that usually housed up to 20 people. Some pit houses had two entrances: one on ground level, and one in the roof (which also let out smoke from cooking fires).

Lillooet's replica pit house, built by the T'it'q'et, is set 2.5m/8ft into the ground and is approximately 6m/20ft wide with a roof of logs and sod. In addition to tours, the pit house is also used for cultural events.

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