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March 13, 2024

Experience the Rich Culture of Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation at naaʔuu


Exploring Indigenous Traditions

Indulge your senses and ignite your curiosity as we invite you to delve into the vibrant tapestry of Tla-o-qui-aht culture. Through naaʔuu, guests will have the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in a world of storytelling, culinary delights, and artistic expression, all steeped in the rich traditions of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation.

Cultural Resurgence in Action

At the heart of naaʔuu lies a profound commitment to cultural resurgence and revitalization. Led by the Tla-o-qui-aht people themselves, this extraordinary event serves as a powerful expression of Indigenous identity and pride, offering visitors a glimpse into the past, present, and future of the Tla-o-qui-aht community.


  1. Cultural Immersion: From 6 to 9 pm, guests will indulge in a Tla-o-qui-aht inspired dinner while being enveloped in a program that showcases the history, culture, and perspective of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation. Through engaging content, music, and authentic cuisine, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the Tla-o-qui-aht way of life.
  2. Interactive Art Experience: The Tin Wis Resort conference center will be transformed into a captivating art space, featuring works by Tla-o-qui-aht and Nuu-chah-nulth artists. Guests will have the opportunity to explore and purchase these unique pieces.
  3. Supporting Indigenous Initiatives: By purchasing tickets to naaʔuu, guests directly contribute to the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation’s language and cultural resurgence efforts. Your support helps preserve and promote the rich culture of the Tla-o-qui-aht people for future generations.


  • Cultural Connection: For travelers seeking a deeper connection with the Tofino community, naaʔuu serves as a bridge between worlds. This immersive experience leaves guests transformed, offering a newfound perspective and appreciation for indigenous culture.
  • Unique Opportunity: Don’t miss this rare chance to engage with the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation’s history and traditions firsthand. Whether you’re a local resident or visiting from afar, naaʔuu promises an enriching experience for all.

Celebrating Indigenous Collaboration

Join us as we celebrate the spirit of collaboration between the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation, Tla-o-qui-aht Tribal Parks, Tin Wis Resort and Tsawaak RV Resort. Together, we are proud to invite guests to participate in a truly transformative experience that fosters understanding, appreciation, and respect.

Supporting Indigenous Initiatives

By attending naaʔuu, guests not only embark on a cultural journey of discovery but also play a vital role in supporting Indigenous initiatives. Proceeds from the event directly contribute to the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation’s efforts to preserve and promote their language, culture, and way of life for generations to come.

Prepare to be enchanted as the Tin Wis Resort conference center is transformed into a vibrant hub of artistic expression. From captivating exhibitions to interactive installations, guests will have the opportunity to engage with the works of Tla-o-qui-aht and Nuu-chah-nulth artists, each piece a testament to the enduring spirit of Indigenous creativity.

Tickets for naaʔuu are on sale now! Secure your spot for this extraordinary cultural event and join us in celebrating the vibrant heritage of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit our Eventbrite page here. Very limited tickets available.

Join us in honoring the legacy of the Tla-o-qui-aht people and celebrating their culture. We look forward to welcoming you to naaʔuu at Tin Wis Resort!

For media or other inquiries, please contact:

Saya Masso
Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation
Tla-o-qui-aht Tribal Parks

Jim Barr
Tla-o-qui-aht Tribal Parks Communications
naaʔuu co-producer