Specific Features of Canadian Aboriginal Tourism Training in British Columbia

  • Nataliya Zhorniak Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University
Keywords: tourism, tourism training, aboriginal people, aboriginal tourism, community, elders, non-aboriginal teachers


The article dwells upon the specific features of aboriginal tourism training in British Columbia. The role of aboriginal tourism in Canadian tourism sector is denoted. The notion of Aboriginal people is defined. The main types of barriers for gaining professional training met by aboriginal people are analysed. Four main principles of providing The First Nations with higher education were studied in detail. Special attention was given to the analysis of the British Columbia Diploma program «Aboriginal Tourism».


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Author Biography

Nataliya Zhorniak, Ternopil Volodymyr Hnatiuk National Pedagogical University

post-graduate student of the chair of pedagogy and gender equality


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How to Cite
Zhorniak, N. (2012). Specific Features of Canadian Aboriginal Tourism Training in British Columbia. Pedagogical Discourse, (13), 100-109. Retrieved from https://ojs.kgpa.km.ua/index.php/peddiscourse/article/view/552