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Northern British Columbia

A vast wilderness that’s as inviting as it is untamed

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Larger than California, Northern British Columbia extends up to the Yukon/Alaska border with sweeping glaciated valleys, volcanic rock formations, towering mountain ranges and mist-shrouded coast.

Carvings in the Laxgalts'ap Carving Shed.

Some highlights include Monkman Provincial Park, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Park and the epic 2,237 km (1,387 mi) Alaska Highway. Northern BC is also home to the ancient Great Bear Rainforest and the Haida Gwaii archipelago — where you’ll find one of the last authentic examples of a coastal First Nations village.

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Carver Calvin McNeil on the History, Culture and People of Nisga’a Lands

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The History, Culture and People of Nisga’a Lands

As a storyteller and carver, Calvin McNeil takes pride in both his art and his responsibility to tell the stories of the Nisga’a Lands and people.

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