What is NPTGS?

A non-profit, non-partisan organization, NPTGS partners with First Nations, communities, and all three levels of government to develop and deliver projects supporting local economies and creating heritage tourism assets.
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First Nations & NPTGS

We are dedicated to promoting a grassroots reconciliation process between First Nations and communities based on a stronger understanding of our shared history. Read More ›

Recent Projects

NPTGS has worked with its partners to build or restore heritage trails, launched/completed 18 major projects and staged 165 events, performances, symposia and lectures. Check out our projects portfolio.
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22 09, 2009

Teachers hunt for motherlode of learning at Pathways to Gold symposium in Barkerville

2017-01-27T13:12:56+00:00 Tuesday, September 22, 2009|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (BARKERVILLE) Nearly two dozen school teachers are hoping to find a motherlode of learning when they prospect for fresh perspectives and new resources on B.C. history here next week. The 20-plus teachers will descend on Barkerville Historic Town for the Pathways to Gold: Heritage Resources for B.C. Educators Symposium, Sept. 24-26. [...]

22 06, 2009

Stephen Hume plays postman, delivers Chasing the Golden Butterfly passport/geocache program

2017-01-27T13:17:36+00:00 Monday, June 22, 2009|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (CACHE CREEK) Author, poet and columnist Stephen Hume will play postman as he helps kick off the Chasing the Golden Butterfly program. The Vancouver Sun columnist will be at the Gold Country Communities Society offices June 22 when the program passports arrive. He’ll deliver them to Visitor Centres, museums and heritage [...]

14 01, 2009

McGowan March recreates crucial moment in BC history

2017-01-27T13:22:00+00:00 Wednesday, January 14, 2009|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (YALE, B.C.) Dawn on a bitterly cold January morning: Captain Grant of the Royal Engineers peers across the frozen Fraser River at Hill’s Bar, headquarters of a band of rebels who want to take over British Columbia. Grant and his men must make it past this stronghold held by notorious San [...]

7 07, 2008

Theatre Royal’s Motherlode hits the road for the summer

2017-01-30T13:37:50+00:00 Monday, July 7, 2008|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETheatre Royal’s Motherlode touring road show is taking the musical story of the discovery of gold and the birth of British Columbia to BC communities this summer during a three-month railroad and road tour celebrating BC’s 150th anniversary.“Added to our summer shows at Theatre Royal, Barkerville we have added this second road show [...]

22 05, 2008

Motherlode Troupe Teaming Up The Cariboo Road

2017-01-30T13:41:03+00:00 Thursday, May 22, 2008|

The Motherlode Troupe Teaming Up The Cariboo Road As Summertime Tour Kicks Off FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (PRINCE GEORGE) The Motherlode theatre troupe is “Teaming up the Cariboo Road” as they kick off their summer tour today with a musical preview of their high-energy musical theatre show. The youthful, five-actor troupe filled the [...]

4 09, 2007

Fraser River War Symposium shines light on shadowy chapter in B.C. history

2017-01-30T13:50:15+00:00 Tuesday, September 4, 2007|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (LYTTON) B.C. is divided into armed camps. American militias fight pitched battles with the First Nations along the Fraser River while the government in Victoria watches helplessly. On a hot summer night in the hills above Lytton, with the two sides poised to fight a decisive showdown, two leaders meet around [...]

22 06, 2007

“Stump speech” by Lieutenant Governor centrepiece of Canada Day celebrations at Historic Yale

2017-01-30T16:11:47+00:00 Friday, June 22, 2007|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (YALE) It’s only fitting that a community with deep historical roots has a stump at centre stage for its July 1 celebrations. And it’s even more fitting that the headline performer at Yale’s Canada Day in the Canyon is the Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Iona Campagnolo. Her Honour will stand atop [...]

13 06, 2007

Lieutenant Governor to preside at Historic Yale Canada Day celebration

2017-01-30T16:15:34+00:00 Wednesday, June 13, 2007|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (YALE) The Lieutenant Governor, the Honourable Iona Campagnolo, will preside at a special Canada Day celebration at historic Yale and give a preview of some of the events in store to mark BC150. Her Honour will play a special role in the festivities, which will feature music, street theatre and historic [...]