The Indigenous tourism industry’s growth was cut in half during the pandemic. Here’s what that means for communities’ economic and cultural resilience.

Indigenous-led tourism organizations are vital to not just building wealth but also reinforcing cultural identity for these communities.

Why It Matters

Indigenous tourism organizations are preserving and sharing hundreds of unique Indigenous cultures that have been historically silenced — and are a source of economic resilience, too.

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