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Authenticity, Authority and Authoring: A Contextual Lens for the Management of Aboriginal Cultural Tourism in British Columbia. Bruce Whyte, PhD Researcher, Leeds Metropolitan University RTC 2011, Edmonton AB. In this Presentation. Toward Managing Authenticity
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Leeds Metropolitan University
RTC 2011, Edmonton AB
Cover photo: A cast-bronze Salish spindle whorl marks Victoria’s Inner Harbour in a political statement of identity and authority as proud as the nearby flags or dome of the Provincial Legislature.
Photo by Judith Cook, BC Heritage Branch.
3 Related Concepts, 3 Points Along a Continuum?
* Defining authenticity is a complex topic in its own right.
The Butchart Gardens
National Historic Site of Canada
Photo images courtesy The Butchart Gardens, Victoria, BC.
Tsartlip Chief Tom Sampson and grand-daughter (left) welcome the Klahowya Village to Butchart’s Garden last August, (below) Kwakwaka’wakw dancers on-stage, and poster promoting the trial visitor experience.
Photos by Richard Linzey and Judith Cook, BC Heritage Branch; City of Victoria.
Creation, bronze casting and site preparation for Signs of Lekwungen First Nation ‘territory’ in Victoria
Signs of Lekwungen prominently positioned in front of City Hall, overlooking the harbour, and in front of the Provincial Legislature.
Photos by Judith Cook, BC Heritage Branch (right) and author.
The popularity of Long Beach means locals are swamped by visitors, leading to back-lash as indicated in 1980s poster.
Photo images courtesy Clayoquot businesses – Tourism Tofino, Westerly News, Jamies’ Whalewatching, Canadian Princess Resorts
Model of process of ‘authoring’, after B.P. White. White’s PhD thesis in Clayoquot Sound shows how shifts in power meant various parties had the right to name (author) places and their meanings over time.
AtBC CEO Keith Henry and Nuu-chah-nulth chiefs (left) pray for success at launch of a new project to build a local cultural tourism plan to derive more local benefit from cultural assets such as petroglyphs on cliff face near young biologist (right).
Authenticity at Butchart’s
Authority in Victoria
Authoring in Clayoquot Sound
Is a good place to VISIT.
- Dr. Brian White, Royal Roads University