Can Indigenous representation save Canadian tourism?

Oct 30, 2019, 05:17 AM

Canada is known for its beautiful mountains, wild nature, cosmopolitan cities and more. But what’s lacking from our tourism is Indigenous representation. We invited Ryan McMahon, host of Red Man Laughing and CANADALAND's Thunder Bay, to help us delve into this discussion.

Canada is known for its beautiful mountains, wild nature, cosmopolitan cities and more. But what’s lacking from our tourism is Indigenous representation.

The National Post published an article earlier this year arguing that Canada’s “branding” as a tourist destination is completely void of Indigenous culture, and that incorporating Indigenous culture would boost tourism and support Indigenous communities.

We invited Ryan McMahon, host of Red Man Laughing and CANADALAND's Thunder Bay, on the podcast to help us delve into this discussion.

Read here the transcribed version of this episode: https://www.pinatravels.org/discoveries/indigenous-tourism-canada

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Guest: Ryan McMahon - Anishinaabe comedian, writer and podcaster
Listen to Ryan on CANADALAND's Thunder Bay podcast and Red Man Laughing Podcast
Social Media: @RMComedy

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