Cultural Connections

Ktunaxa Kinbasket Child and Family Service Society (KKCFSS) provides cultural connections services to Aboriginal families throughout the Kootenays, both on and off reserve.

Services Include:

  • Researching ancestral (family and cultural) history of Aboriginal children in care
  • Creating family trees/genograms
  • Creating information on Nations of children in care (i.e. territory, food, language, housing, creation story)
  • Facilitating review of Nation information collected by the Nation that the information is about
  • Leading activities at cultural gatherings
  • Providing information and working collaboratively with Kinship Care parents, social workers, Bands, and associations
  • Advising children and families at risk how
  • to apply for Band registration and Métis membership