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

10 Years Down the New Pathways to Gold

21 06, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: Stephen Hume’s Simon Fraser Lecture Series captivates audiences from Prince George to Vancouver

2017-06-21T23:03:46+00:00 Wednesday, June 21, 2017|

May 22 to June 28, 2008: Stephen Hume’s Simon Fraser Lecture Series captivates audiences from Prince George to Vancouver. Award-winning author and Vancouver Sun columnist Hume brought his portrait of a man who worked closely with First Nations (and who deserves a place among the great explorers of his time) to 19 communities. The [...]

10 06, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: New Pathways to Gold Society officially incorporated

2017-06-10T13:58:22+00:00 Saturday, June 10, 2017|

May 16, 2007: The New Pathways to Gold Society is officially incorporated under the Society’s Act. NPTGS’s first co-chairs are Lytton Mayor Chris O’Connor and First Nations Co-Chair Lytton First Nation Chief Byron Spinks. Chris and Byron were tireless in their efforts to support the Gold Rush/Spirit Trails communities and promote the new Society. [...]

30 04, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: Senators’ “Ladies of the Canyon” tour connects with corridor communities

2017-04-30T18:19:16+00:00 Sunday, April 30, 2017|

April 19-21, 2012: Senators Vivienne Poy and Dr. Lillian Quan Dyck toured the historic Fraser Canyon from Hope to Lytton as guests of the New Pathways to Gold Society. Poy and Dyck are prominent members of the Chinese-Canadian community. Now retired from the Senate, Poy is an author, entrepreneur, fashion designer, and historian from [...]

30 04, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: Alexandra Bridge Project Community consultation held in Hope

2017-04-30T15:01:20+00:00 Sunday, April 30, 2017|

April 19, 2012: Nearly 50 people turned up at the Hope Recreation Centre to give their input into plans to restore Alexandra Bridge, as well as Alexandra Bridge Provincial Park. The meeting heard how the 1926 Alexandra Bridge structure – maintained by the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure – can safely carry pedestrian traffic [...]

20 04, 2017

A decade down that New Pathway to Gold: Cedar-Bamboo Rafting Expedition “home movies” shown

2017-04-20T20:55:39+00:00 Thursday, April 20, 2017|

April 2, 2016: Dr. Henry Yu and Sarah Ling show some of the home movies they took during the Cedar-Bamboo Rafting Expedition in 2013 during a lecture at the Chinese Cultural Centre Museum. The “Gold Mountain Dreaming and the History of the Cantonese Pacific” lecture was co-organized by Chinese Canadian Historical Society of British [...]

20 02, 2016

10 years Down the New Pathways to Gold: “Battle of the Birds” took flight at the Talking Stick Festival, February 2016

2017-04-20T11:55:58+00:00 Saturday, February 20, 2016|

The “Battle of the Birds” took flight at the Talking Stick Festival in Vancouver with a performance at the Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre. This ground-breaking community engagement theatre creation led by of Kevin Loring and his Savage Society theatre troupe is based on a traditional Nlakap’amux story. The production featured an award-winning [...]