With over 10,000 years of history in the region, the Ktunaxa people are resilient, proud and we have a unique culture to celebrate. Standing on our traditional territory, following a dark period of our history, we powerfully chose to reclaim the Mission building as a way forward, a place for learning and economic development for our future generations.
With breathtaking views of the valley to the historic photos that line the red brick walls, so many of our settings offer guests an opportunity to reflect and take in the area. We look forward to having you.
Renowned for our horsemanship and canoe-making, the Ktunaxa people lived closely with the land. We followed migration cycles across the Rocky Mountains and on the Great Plains, passing knowledge and stories down for generations.
A dark chapter in our history, the St. Eugene Mission operated as a farm school for Indigenous children throughout the region. Much was taken from us at this time however we are reclaiming our culture and carving a new way forward.
The story of our Creation has been passed down orally from our elders for thousands of years. Discover how the people became keepers of the land and the spirit animals ascended above and are the guiding spirits of the people.