Tribal Tourism Growth in U.S. and Canada Prompts Destinations to Dig Deeper Into the Past

The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association could receive Native Act funding by January, said Camille Ferguson, the association’s executive director. “The Native Act and our work isn’t just about economic development for Indian Country but also our ability to perpetuate Native American cultures through tourism,” she said. “It’s not about preserving, we’re not in a museum. It’s about perpetuating our culture.”