Montreal tour guide wants more Indigenous history incorporated into industry training – CBC

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 201816 Views

Tourists are asking for the original names of landmarks like Mount Royal, says Donovan King

Nov 08, 2018

Donovan King, a licensed tour guide in Montreal for the past year, says he gets a lot of questions from tourists about Indigenous Peoples that he feels ill equipped to answer.

He’s now calling on the city to Indigenize its tourism industry.

“Tourists want Indigenous experiences,” said King, who is a history teacher and works as a guide with his own company Irish Montreal Excursions.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/indigenous/montreal-tour-guide-wants-more-indigenous-history-training-1.4895920

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