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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Contact

New Pathways to Gold Society
c/o 380 Main Street, PO Box 29
Lytton, British Columbia
Canada VOK 1Z0

NPTGS Blog

2008, 2017

Theatre Royal show raises dollars, reaps smiles for B.C. wild fire relief

Sunday, August 20, 2017|Blog, Chasing the Golden Butterfly, Uncategorized|

Richard Wright and Barkerville’s Theatre Royal have been taking their “Mrs. McGinley’s Gold Rush Variety Show” on the road to to bring a smile to the faces of people forced from their homes by B.C.’s wildfires and raise a little cash for their relief on the side. They’ve performed in Quesnel and 100 Mile House and not only have [...]

1908, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: “Kilometre Zero” marker heralds start of work on Tikwalus Trail

Saturday, August 19, 2017|10 Years Down the New Pathways to Gold, Blog|

Friday, August 19, 2011: (SPUZZUM) Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon MP Mark Strahl and Spuzzum First Nation Chief Mel Bobb unveiled a “Kilometre Zero” marker that heralded the start of work on the Tikwalus Trail above Alexandra Lodge. The trail restoration articulates some of the 10,000 years of Spuzzum First Nations’ history in the area. The trail was used by the Spuzzum [...]

1808, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: Celebrating the Cariboo Waggon Road’s 150th anniversary

Friday, August 18, 2017|10 Years Down the New Pathways to Gold, Blog|

August 18, 2013: (YALE HISTORIC SITE) We’re celebrating a decade of building on the New Pathways to Gold with a look back at significant dates in the Society’s history. Today we’re remembering August 18, 2013, when NPTGS Co-chair Terry Raymond was the MC at festivities marking the 150th anniversary of the Cariboo Waggon Road in Historic Yale. Highlights included the rededication [...]

1308, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: Henry Yu and crew set out on the Cedar-Bamboo Fraser River Rafting Expedition

Sunday, August 13, 2017|10 Years Down the New Pathways to Gold, Blog|

  August 20, 2013: (LILLOOET) University of British Columbia prof Henry Yu and his crew set out on the Cedar-Bamboo Fraser River Rafting Expedition, August 20-22, from Lillooet to Yale. A joint-project of the New Pathways to Gold Society (NPTGS) and the Chinese Canadian Historical Society of B.C., the expedition took a party of Chinese Canadians and other adventurers to [...]

208, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: “Sourdough Survivor” show rolls down 1861 Gold Rush Pack Trail

Wednesday, August 2, 2017|10 Years Down the New Pathways to Gold, Blog|

August 3, 2011: The 1861 Gold Rush Pack Trail Ride was a rollicking recreation of the opening chapter of the Cariboo Gold Rush. In the summer of 2011, 10 members of the R.E. Living History Group (RELHG) assembled at the Weaver Creek Trailhead in Keithley Creek and embarked on their historic quest to tackle a 40-plus kilometre trail through [...]

3107, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: Spuzzum First Nation First Fish Ceremony builds bridges to the past and between cultures

Monday, July 31, 2017|10 Years Down the New Pathways to Gold, Blog|

July 25, 2015: The Spuzzum First Nation (SFN) invited the public to their First Fish Ceremony in their traditional territory. This community celebration of abundance and reverence for the natural environment that sustains us all took place at the Alexandra Bridge Provincial Park picnic area. The event also celebrated the SFN’s efforts to restore the historic 1926 Alexandra Bridge. [...]