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Kootenay Branch presents Cultural Day with the Shuswap Indian Band

October 11, 2018 - 10:30am to 3:00pm
Kootenay Boundary
PD hours: 


WhenOctober 11, 2018 – 10:30 to 12:00 pm - Tour of the Reserve and History.  Eat lunch. 12:30 pm to ~3 pm – Cultural Camp.

Bring your friends and your bag lunch to this fantastic branch PD event in the beautiful area of Invermere!  Register today so you don't miss out! 

What the day includes –   Tour of the Shuswap Indian Band Reserve and history of the Band with Suzie Thomas, Community Planner. We will then head to a cultural camp on the Reserve, run by a local family, to learn about various traditional activities.

Where – Meet Suzie at the Shuswap Indian Band office in Invermere at 10:30 am MST.  Shuswap office: 492 Arrow Road, Invermere.  For those travelling from Cranbrook, meet at the Staples parking lot at 9:00 am to carpool. Bring a bag lunch!!

A travel stipend will provided for those who are carpooling! $75 for those travelling from the West Kootenay, and $35 for those from the East Kootenay.  You will be emailed an expense form following the event.

Why – To provide opportunity to meet and engage with local First Nations.

REGISTRATION by 2pm October 10th: BCIA members – no cost.    Ensure to complete the two step process to register once you are logged-in to your member profile.

Non-BCIA members- $20 (Non-member payment must be made in advance. Please contact the BCIA office at 1-877-855-9291 or admin@bcia.com.)

If you have any questions please contact Erin Keith at erin.keith@gov.bc.ca , or 250-426-1782.  On the day of the event you can call or text Erin at 250-919-8177 (Cell #)

Please indicate if you are able to drive for carpooling, and the number of people you can take.