Call for Programming Proposals

Calling on: Ktunaxa Bands, Band Members and Grandparent Groups

  • ʔakisq̓nuk First Nation (Windermere, BC)
  • ʔaq̓am (Cranbrook, BC)
  • yaqan nuʔkiy – Lower Kootenay (Creston, BC)
  • yaq̓it ʔa·knuqⱡiʾit – Tobacco Plains (Grasmere, BC)
  • Shuswap – Invermere, BC

KTUNAXA/KINBASKET CHILD & FAMILY SERVICES SOCIETY MISSION STATEMENT:  The Ktunaxa Kinbasket Child & Family Services Society is committed to working collaboratively with Aboriginal families and communities of the Ktunaxa Traditional Territory to increase their ability to fulfill their responsibilities for caring for their children in a culturally relevant and holistic manner.

Suggested Topics

Grandparents/Knowledge Holders Group – Grandparenting Future Leaders

  • Awaken & Uphold the Teachings of our Ancestors’ Strength, Perseverance, Commitment, Dedication, Responsibility
  • Passing on Family History, Connections, Genealogy, Language, Traditions, Storytelling

Missing & Murdered Women, Girls & 2SLGBTQQIA (Two-Spirit, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex and asexual)

  • Address Violence Against Women – Reclaiming Power and Place

Land-Based & Water Survival Skills Programs

  • Learning and Transferring Skills & Knowledge Through Language, Plant Usage, Culture, Tradition, Oral History

Submit proposals by April 15, 2021 to

June Forsythe, Cultural Advisor: jforsythe@ktunaxa.org

PROPOSALS WILL BE REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY A SELECTION COMMITTEE