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House of Sim-Oi-Ghets

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House of Sim-Oi-Ghets

Overview

House of Sim-oi-Ghets" means "House of Chiefs" in the Tsimshian language. The arts and craft gift shop was originally built and opened in 1971 with a general store. In 1995 the Kitsumkalum Community Center and House of Sim-oi-Ghets was rebuilt to resemble a traditional long house. The new building was re-opened in April 1996. The store displays an original west coast design by the late local artist Freda Diesing. The designs depict the four main crests of Kitsumkalum: Eagle, Killer whale, Raven, and Wolf, with a Robin on top. The Robin is associated with the legend of how and why the First Nations' people settled here.  Winter Hours
Monday - Saturday 9:00 - 5:00pm
Sunday 11:00am - 5:00pm.  Summer Hours
Monday - Saturday 9:00 - 6:00pm
Sunday 11:00am - 6:00pm
Closed on statutory holidays

  • Website: http://www.kitsumkalum.bc.ca/
  • Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
  • Phone: 250-638-1629
  • Address: P.O. Box 544
    Terrace, BC
    V8G 4B5
    Canada

Getting Here

From Terrace Airport:

1. Head west toward Max Neubacher Way
2. Turn right onto Max Neubacher Way
3. Turn left onto Dease Lake Hwy/Stewart-Cassiar Hwy/Terrace-Kitimat Hwy/BC-37 N
4. Turn right onto Dease Lake Hwy/Stewart-Cassiar Hwy/Yellowhead Highway E/BC-37 N
Continue to follow Yellowhead Highway E
5. Turn right onto Ferry Ave
6. Continue onto Queensway
7. Turn right onto 1 Ave/Yellowhead Highway E
Continue to follow Yellowhead Highway E
8. Turn left onto Hwy 16 St
Destination:
House Of Sim-Oi-Ghets
14295 Hwy 16
Terrace, BC V2K 5C4

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