Wednesday, August 24, 2016

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Women and Oil Changes

“Women and Oil Changes”. You must be thinking: this will be funny. And I guess it is, if you cons...
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Tuesday, August 23, 2016

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Riding the Mountain Tops with Hope

I have had a few bad experiences with horses in the past before I came to Chilcotin Holidays . I fe...
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Monday, August 22, 2016

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Canada, Eh?

All Europeans have a similar image of Canada in their mind. This is due to the travel agencies, whi...
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Sunday, August 21, 2016

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Bushcraft: Building a Shelter

I was able to partake in the amazing bushcraft survival course and who knew how much knowledge the...
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Saturday, August 20, 2016

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Burdensome Burdock

I have been at Chilcotin Holidays for two weeks and I have already accomplished many personal goal...
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Friday, August 19, 2016

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Pow Wow: feather pick up ceremony

The feathers that are on the clothes for the Pow Wow ceremonies are seen as sacred, they have a mea...
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Wednesday, August 17, 2016

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First Nations Elder Carl and the Berries

As Summer kicks into full swing at the ranch, the countryside comes alive and is absolutely b...
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Chilcotin Holidays and Wilderness Stewardship Foundation sponsor Whitebark Pine research in South Chilcotin Mountains Provincial Park

Whitebark pine (Pinus albicaulis) is an endangered five-needle pine that occurs in the mountaino...
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Guide School - Past Students as Teachers

I took part in the Guide School of April 2015 when I was still a novice on a horse. I learned ever...
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Monday, August 15, 2016

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Pow Wow - The Significance of the Big Drum

We had the opportunity to go to a Pow Wow in Mount Currie near to Pemberton. When we arrived it was...
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Sunday, August 14, 2016

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Soopallalie Ice Cream

The weather was sunny and hot when we visited the Pow Wow in Mt. Currie. The event was taking place...
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Friday, August 12, 2016

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Carpenter Lake – Fishing in between mountains

After finishing our daily shifts as interns at the Chilcotin Holiday's Ranch, we decided to go ...
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Thursday, August 11, 2016

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Log fence building in the bush

Another day at the Chilcotin Holiday's Ranch – another day of experience. This morning we got u...
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Tuesday, August 9, 2016

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First nations Pow-Wow – Culture

On June 4th and 5th, 2016, the traditional St'át'imc Pow-Wow took place in Pemberton, in t...
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Monday, August 8, 2016

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Bushcraft – 4 ways of heat transfer

On June 1st, we had the chance to participate in a speedy bushcraft course . Nick, our bushcraft an...
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