About Us & Our Mission

Secwépemc Heritage Preservation & Cultural Enlightenment

Our Mission

Preserving Secwépemc Heritage and Sharing Cultural Wisdom

Welcome to the Secwépemc Museum and Heritage Park, a sacred space dedicated to preserving and celebrating the rich cultural heritage of the Secwépemc people. Nestled within the breathtaking landscapes of the traditional Secwépemc territory, our museum and heritage park serve as a bridge connecting the past, present, and future generations.

At the core of our mission is the preservation and protection of Secwépemc heritage. We strive to safeguard the wisdom, traditions, and stories passed down through countless generations. Our dedicated team works closely with Secwépemc elders, knowledge keepers, and community members to ensure that our cultural treasures are respected, valued, and shared authentically.

Through dynamic exhibits, engaging programs, and immersive experiences, we invite visitors from all walks of life to embark on a transformative journey. Step into our museum and be captivated by the vibrant displays that depict the intricate tapestry of Secwépemc history, art, language, and spirituality. Explore our heritage park, where you can discover the living landscapes that have sustained the Secwépemc people for centuries.

About Secwépemc

Fostering Understanding, Respect, and Appreciation

Our commitment extends beyond preserving artifacts and showcasing historical narratives. We actively seek to foster understanding, respect, and appreciation for the Secwépemc way of life. Engage with our knowledgeable staff, participate in cultural workshops, and witness traditional ceremonies that reflect the enduring spirit and resilience of the Secwépemc people.

Education lies at the heart of our mission. We strive to inspire learners of all ages, from schoolchildren to researchers, to delve into the richness of Secwépemc culture. Through interactive learning experiences, we aim to empower individuals with a deeper understanding of the Secwépemc people’s contributions, challenges, and aspirations.

We believe that cultural heritage is a living entity, continuously evolving and adapting to the changing world. We actively engage with our Secwépemc community and collaborate with indigenous nations, scholars, and partners to ensure the authenticity, relevance, and vitality of our exhibits and programs.

Join us on this transformative journey of discovery, understanding, and celebration. By visiting the Secwépemc Museum and Heritage Park, you contribute to the preservation and revitalization of our cultural heritage. Together, let us honor the past, celebrate the present, and inspire a future deeply rooted in the wisdom and teachings of the Secwépemc people.