Paula Amos is of Hesquiaht and Squamish Nation descent, born and raised in the Nuu-chah-nulth territory. She has worked in leadership roles in the tourism industry for over 20 years. Amos views the development of the Indigenous cultural tourism industry as an economic opportunity, and a driver for cultural pride, reconciliation and entrepreneurship.
GOAL FOR 2022: Continue to learn my Indigenous language and travel to the west coast of Vancouver Island.
NEXT TRAVEL DESTINATION: Bucerías, Mexico.
BEVERAGE OF CHOICE: Water and coffee.
GREATEST SUCCESS: Indigenous Tourism Association of BC and seeing the growth of Indigenous communities.