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

Heritage Trails

1 01, 2017

Hipsta Alert! Xat’sull adds two new heritage trails

2017-02-18T14:42:28+00:00 Sunday, January 1, 2017|

The Crazy Ant Trail in Xat’sull has two new heritage neighbours. The Squiggly Bench XC trail and Hipsta DH trail both officially opened on Nov. 25. Squiggly Bench XC slowly winds up from Highway 97 towards Blue Lake and, from there, bikers and hikers have the option to descend via the more advanced Hipsta [...]

27 08, 2016

‘Crazy Ant’ Trail at Xat’sull/Soda Creek

2017-01-25T11:51:26+00:00 Saturday, August 27, 2016|

The new “Crazy Ant” Trail at Xat'sull/Soda Creek opened on August 17 with an old-fashioned ribbon cutting. NPTGS First Nations Co-Chair Cheryl Chapman and Secretary Brent Rutherford were front and centre at the ribbon cutting. Behind the ribbon, from left to right: Crystal Cahoose (CCATEC), Krista Phillips (trail builder-Lead Hand), Chief Donna Dixon, Kyle [...]

8 06, 2016

Xat’sull Heritage Trails Project Prompts Overwhelming Response

2017-01-13T10:57:42+00:00 Wednesday, June 8, 2016|

Want to know how much the community is behind the Xat’sull Heritage Trails Project? So many people wanted to be part of the crew building the network of multi-purpose trails linking to historic Gold Rush trails around Deep Creek and Soda Creek (Xat’sull) when it kicked off this spring, some folks volunteered their time [...]