FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Beachburg, Ontario, June 19, 2023 – Heliconia, a leading Canadian television and digital production and marketing company, is proud to announce the upcoming premiere of their latest short documentary film, “Two Worlds, One Journey.” This compelling film, captured in the Canmore and Kananaskis region of Alberta, delves into the transformative power of Indigenous and experiential tourism, highlighting the incredible work of Brenda Holder, a Cree Medicine & Knowledge Keeper. The premiere will be hosted on In4adventure.com, with the film being available for viewing at 9 am on June 21st – Canada’s National Indigenous People’s Day.
“Two Worlds, One Journey” offers a unique perspective on the ways in which Indigenous knowledge and experiential tourism can intertwine to create transformative experiences. Holder’s work provides a remarkable opportunity for individuals to forge a deeper connection with nature and cultivate a newfound appreciation for the Indigenous communities that have long called these lands home.
“I am honoured to be part of a project that celebrates the profound connection between Indigenous healing and our natural world. ‘Two Worlds, One Journey’ captures the transformative power of experiential tourism, offering a bridge between traditional and modern cultures and fostering a deep appreciation for the land. My hope is to guide visitors in connecting to the land through a new lens, one of respect and reciprocity. I am able to share my Cree heritage and knowledge as we embark on this explorative journey of healing, and connection, in the form of Indigenous and experiential tourism.” – Brenda Holder, Mahikan Trails.
Produced by Heliconia in partnership with Canmore and Kananaskis Tourism, the documentary showcases the region’s incredible mountains and streams and offers an insightful peek at a remarkable Indigenous connection to the region. The film serves as a testament to the power of human connection, cultural exchange, and the immense healing potential of the Canadian wilderness. The premiere of “Two Worlds, One Journey” will take place on June 21st on the In4adventure.com web site at 9am EST. Join us for an inspirational viewing as we witness the unveiling of this exceptional documentary. Join us as we embark on a profound exploration of healing, connection, and the transformative power of Indigenous and experiential tourism.
ABOUT TOURISM CANMORE KANANASKIS (TCK)
Tourism Canmore Kananaskis (TCK) is the official Destination Management Organization (DMO) responsible for the sustainable tourism development of the vibrant and captivating region of Canmore and Kananaskis, nestled amidst the stunning Canadian Rockies. With its awe-inspiring landscapes, world-class recreational activities, and diverse cultural experiences, Canmore and Kananaskis offer an unforgettable destination for visitors seeking adventure, relaxation, and immersive encounters with nature and local culture. TCK works collaboratively with local businesses, community partners, and stakeholders to showcase the region’s unique offerings and to help protect these offerings for the enjoyment of visitors and residents for generations to come. For more information, visit explorecanmore.ca .
Heliconia’s goal is simple – to get more people outside and to help them become lifetime outdoor participants. The award-winning video production company does this by showcasing outdoor adventure and adventure travel through inspiring and educational content with industry-leading influencers. Heliconia currently produces seven unique media projects, providing authentic storytelling opportunities for every adventure and every destination. These series include: Epic Trails, Facing Waves, Adventure Cities, Great Family Adventure, Chad Hoover Fishing, Road Trip Angler, and Outdoor Eats. For more information, visit www.heliconia.ca .
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