Living in Whistler, we cross paths with some pretty Epic people on a daily basis, and we love it when we can have the opportunity to speak with them. This episode is no different.
d'Artagnan originated in Britain, took on a second passport when he moved down-under for adventure. He often came from Australia to visit his daughter in Whistler, BC, Canada and eventually moved here via an educational outdoor recreation management training program. He started in Whistler as zipline guide and through his mix of skills that lent to project management, business owner, tourism recreation and working with Aboriginal Groups that align with his current role. d'Artagnan Newton who works as an Economic Development Consultant for First Nations Band Xa'xtsa (also known as Douglas First Nation) which is located 60 km SE via float plane or approximate 3 hours by road at the north tip of Harrison Lake, BC.
It's been an in-depth connection of similar challenges and benefits between Canadian First Nations + Aboriginal cultural histories to achieve the tours out to Sloquet Hot Springs and we hope that, listening to our podcast, you'll gain respect for the sacred healing waters of hot springs and learn further understanding of Xa'xtsa First Nations community.