Waterhen Lake First Nation leading the way in Indigenous tourism – SaskToday.ca

Waterhen Lake First Nation leading the way in Indigenous tourism – SaskToday.ca

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 202244 Views

The Waterhen Lake First Nation is ‘leading the way in Indigenous tourism in northwest Saskatchewan,’ with a new development corporation and tourism destination.

PRINCE ALBERT – When you drive through Saskatchewan’s boreal forest and arrive at Greig Lake this summer, the landscape will look a little different than it has in the recent past.

“When you turn the corner … and you see all the teepees, it’ll be like ‘wow, we’re almost driving into the 1800s’,” said Jesse Morin.

Morin is the operations manager for the Waterhen Lake First Nation (WLFN) development corporation, and those teepees will be part of WLFN’s redevelopment of the Water’s Edge Eco Lodge, which the First Nation purchased earlier this week.

Read More: https://www.sasktoday.ca/highlights/waterhen-lake-first-nation-leading-the-way-in-indigenous-tourism-5406049

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