Follow a Trail

Grand Opening



cnéwelc: Follow A Trail

An exhibition of Intergenerational Indigenous Art.

The Salmon Arm Museum at R.J. Haney Heritage Village, co-curated with Secwépemc/Syilx artist Csetkwe Fortier, presents the exhibition cnéwelc: Follow a Trail. The exhibition showcases the late Daphne Odjig and features art by Tania Willard, Manuel Axel Strain, Sean Stiller, and Csetkwe Fortier.

Viewers are invited to walk through the Montebello Gallery on a trail of aromatic cedar and take in moments of reflection with art created from and for Indigenous resistance, relationship to land, kinship, and resilience. Follow the exhibition's path and experience Odjig's renowned originals and prints, Willard's captivating multi-medium installations, Strain's visionary oils on canvas, Stiller's immersive film, and Fortier's sentimental acrylics on linen.

cnéwelc will run from May 17 through September 16, 2023, in the Montebello Gallery, located within the McGuire General Store building. Your admission includes access to the Heritage Village and Museum, Children's Discovery Centre, Sprig of Heather restaurant, walking trails, daily activities, and tours. Admission is waived for Indigenous visitors.

R.J. Haney Heritage Village and Museum are open Wednesday – Sunday. Seven days a week during July and August. For more information, visit or call 250-832-5243.


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