BC 150 Years
The New Pathways to Gold Society supports economic development through heritage tourism, First Nations reconciliation, community projects and heritage events in the historic Bakerville to Hope and Gold Rush Trails regions of British Columbia.

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"Entrance to the Bear World" Aboriginal artwork unveiled at Ice Caves Project milestone event

(BRIDGE LAKE) When finished, two totem poles with bear top symbols will greet visitors at the entrance to the parking area off Highway 24. They'll be carved by Canim Lake First Nation artist Jerome Boyce, who helped unveil a miniature totem pole to give the crowd a preview of the full-sized carvings to come.

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Explore the two regions and over 30 communities of BC’s historic Gold Rush and Spirit Trails country. Experience First Nations, Multicultural and Gold Rush heritage in the cradle of modern British Columbia. Walk in the footsteps of indigenous peoples, explorers, fur traders and gold-seekers along the New Pathways to Gold Heritage Trails network or stop at one of the many historic sites. Because it's not about a dead past... it's living history.

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