Iveta and Anna in their barber shop, downtown Vancouver
Photo by Ian Lindsay/The Vancouver Sun
The shop that cuts for charity
Adapted from The Vancouver Sun by Nancy Carson
Iveta, 47, and Anna, 37, live in Vancouver.
And they cut hair. They cut men’s hair.
“No women, no children. Just men,” Anna said.
A shop for men
The shop has two TVs. The TVs show sports.
The walls have photos of hockey players.
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The front of Skwachàys Lodge
Photo – Jenelle Schneider/The Vancouver Sun
Canada’s first aboriginal arts hotel
Adapted from The Vancouver Sun by Nila Gopaul
in Vancouver is Canada’s
first aboriginal arts hotel.
The lodge has 18 rooms.
Six aboriginal artists and six
designers worked on the rooms.
Each room tells a different story.
Rooms start at $99/night.
Guests can experience
They can visit the art gallery
and sweat lodge.
The kitchen serves foods from
different First Nations.
The Vancouver Native Housing Society
owns and runs the hotel.
There are also 24 apartments
for aboriginal artists.
- Learn about more about the hotel (video).
- See inside the hotel here (lodge website).
Front page of the WCR June 2014 issue
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