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Ktunaxa Interpretive Centre

Ki?su?k kyukit. Good day and welcome! The Ktunaxa Interpretive Centre is where our people come together to give visitors a taste of our rich heritage, mythology and culture. Located in the Mission building, which was also once a former residential school, guests are encouraged to view the many historic artifacts, contemporary art, archival photographs and displays containing examples of traditional stone, bead, hide, wood and cloth work. Learn about the everyday life of the Ktunaxa, and discover the renowned horsemanship and canoe-making of our unique and resourceful people.

The Centre is operated by the Ktunaxa Nation Council.

Ktunaxa Interpretive Centre

Hours of Operation

The Interpretive Centre Is Open Monday to Friday

Monday to Friday: 9am - 4:30pm

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

Contact: 1.250.417.4001 or 

Tour of Ktunaxa Interpretive Centre

Centre & Building Tours

Hear our Creation Story and discover the ways that we have moved, lived, and crafted on these lands for thousands of years. Learn from a Ktunaxa Elder or Knowledge Holder about the tough past of St. Eugene Mission and the residential schools across Canada through first-hand experience. Watch an emotional documentary containing the personal stories of Ktunaxa students who were forced to leave their families and attend the school. And listen to the inspiring story of how St. Eugene was rebuilt into a resort to benefit the community for years to come.

Full tours are offered for 1 hour and 30 minutes. They are $25 per person and consist of the following experiences:

  • Interpretive Centre Tour - 30 mins
  • Guided St. Eugene Mission Building Tour – 30 mins
  • Movie Presentation Red Brick School – 28 mins

Visitors can also choose to experience the offerings separately for $10 each.

Tours must be arranged in advance either by calling 1.250.417.4001 or emailing

We are creating the destination of choice in harmony with mother earth and our indigenous culture while providing for our families and enriching our community.

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