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

Blog

21 10, 2017

NPTGS Board of Directors Tours Harmony Project in Ashcroft

Saturday, October 21, 2017|

The New Pathways to Gold Society Board of Directors were in Ashcroft on Thursday for their quarterly meeting and we treated to a tour of the artwork being created for the Harmony Project. Artist Marina Papais explained the unique, original artwork being produced to the directors. The artwork is a unique fusion of styles using mosaics [...]

30 09, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: Teachers discover motherlode of resources at B.C. Educators Symposium

Saturday, September 30, 2017|

Sept. 24-26, 2009: Some 20-plus teachers descended on Barkerville Historic Town for the “Pathways to Gold: Heritage Resources for B.C. Educators” symposium. The symposium brought together teachers, academics, heritage facility operators, aboriginal tourism experts and Heritage Branch officials to devise a strategy to capitalize on B.C.’s living history. It featured seminars and presentations showing [...]

29 09, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: The Fraser River Lecture Series kicks off in Prince George

Friday, September 29, 2017|

Sept. 27, 2008: The Fraser River Lecture Series “River of Diversity” kicked off at the University of Northern British Columbia. The lecture was conceived and developed by Langara College instructor Rick Blacklaws (pictured here), who was joined at the first lecture in the Agora Lecture Theatre by Richard Mackie of the University of Victoria [...]

22 09, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: Fraser River War Symposium casts light on this shadowy chapter of B.C. history

Friday, September 22, 2017|

September 21-23, 2007: The Fraser River War Symposium in Lytton sees over 120 participants listen to 11 presenters, engage in dialogue and share stories about this shadowy chapter of B.C. history. In the audience were First Nations representatives, local elected officials, business people and others. The central theme of the forum was the courage [...]

17 09, 2017

NPTGS Multiculturalism Director Lily Chow meets Premier Horgan at unveiling ceremony in Victoria

Sunday, September 17, 2017|

NPTGS Multiculturalism Director Lily Chow (right) met Premier John Horgan at a monument unveiling ceremony in Victoria on September 10. Lily was among the dignitaries invited to the ceremony in Victoria’s Chinatown. The monument reflects the 2014 apology delivered on behalf of the B.C. legislative assembly to Chinese Canadians for historical wrongs committed by [...]

7 09, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: The Motherlode gives finale performance in Lytton

Thursday, September 7, 2017|

August 30, 2008: The Motherlode Travelling Musical Revue gives their finale performance Lytton as part of the annual Riverfest celebrations. A joint project with the Newman and Wright Theatre Company (Theatre Royal, Barkerville), this production was a hit from Sparwood to Vancouver and from Barkerville to Hope. The five-player company performed dozens of times [...]

4 09, 2017

FraserFEST 2017 raft trip from Lytton to Tuckkwiowhum Village a huge hit

Monday, September 4, 2017|

FraserFEST is a celebration of the Fraser River emphasizing environmental stewardship, First Nations reconciliation and sustainable development to attract people to B.C.’s largest, most iconic river. This year’s festivities included 12 community events staged at venues along the Fraser River, including Fraser Canyon communities like Xatśūll, Williams Lake, Lillooet, Boston Bar, Yale and Hope. [...]