April 28, 2011

Aboriginal Cultural Ambassadors

Province gives out cash for aboriginal cultural tourism

By Jennifer McIntoshTurtle Island Tourism Company will ring in the spring season with some good news thanks to a $20,000 cash infusion from the province.

The company, based in Ottawa’s west end, will be receiving the money for a pilot program called the Aboriginal Cultural Ambassadors (ACA).

ACA is a customized training program that will prepare aboriginal people for careers in aboriginal cultural tourism.
Comment:  For more on the subject, see Native Tourism in Alaska and Tribes Promote Tourism at Berlin Show.

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