Hill's Native Art
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Hill's Native Art information
Launched in 1946 as a small trading post on Vancouver Island, Hill's flagship store has many First Nations carvings, prints, ceremonial masks and cozy Cowichan sweaters, plus traditional music and books of historical interest. Artists are often found at work in the 3rd-floor gallery. This is a great spot to pick up some authentic aboriginal artworks for savoring at home.
There are many souvenir stores on Water St with First Nations goods but this is the one if you want to find something special.