2021 Online AGA – UPDATED

The 2021 Ktunaxa Nation AGA is taking place virtually through Zoom on September 29, 2021.

While we all wish we could come together and celebrate in-person right now, the health of our children, Elders and communities must remain a top priority.

The AGA starts at 10:00 AM Mountain Time and you can join the meeting using the information below:

LINK – https://us06web.zoom.us/j/84821802088?pwd=UTNtMFg1bHNodFBIYXljTU9VRDdsdz09

You may be asked for a password to join the meeting, if you are, use Ktunaxa21 as the password.

All AGA reports will be uploaded to the Ktunaxa Nation Council citizen engagement site at https://ktunaxahakqyit.org/. This site will be going live on Wednesday morning, September 29 – before the AGA starts. 

In order to ensure as smooth as experience as possible, please ensure you have the most recent version of Zoom installed on your computer:

Zoom for Windows computers – LINK

Zoom for Mac – LINK

Zoom App for iPhones & iPads – LINK

Zoom App for Android devices – LINK

There is also an audio-only option if you wish to call in. You can call any of the following numbers:

+1 (647) 374-4685 Canada

+1 (647) 558-0588 Canada

+1 (778) 907-2071 Canada

+1 (438) 809-7799 Canada

+1 (587) 328-1099 Canada

When prompted for a meeting number or ID, use 848 2180 2088.


Citizen Input Needed!

A message from Keith Clement – Citizen Engagement Coordinator

Kiʔsuʔk kyukyit,

The Constitution Working Group (CWG) was assembled in June of 2017.

The CWG, with the support of the Citizen Engagement team, is in the early stages of its engagement with Ktunaxanin̓tik (Ktunaxa Citizens) regarding the draft Ktunaxa Constitution.

You are invited to participate in a short survey.

Here is the link to the Engagement Survey.

This short survey will give the CWG a better understanding of how much you already know about the Ktunaxa Constitution and how you would like to receive information.

The survey will require approximately 5-7 minutes to complete.

Participation is strictly voluntary.

If you choose to participate in this survey, please take your time to answer the questions the best you can.

Here is the link to the Engagement Survey.

If you require additional information or have questions, please contact me at the number listed below or you may email me at keith.clement@ktunaxa.org.

Thank you for your time and consideration.  It is very much appreciated.

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The Ktunaxa Nation Council is postponing the 2021 Annual General Assembly (AGA), to allow for further preparation by the sectors and to give time and space to Ktunaxa Citizens.
The new date of the AGA is September 29, 2021. It will be in an online format.
Ktunaxa Citizen participation in the AGA is a priority, and the extra time to prepare will ensure the AGA is inclusive of our Communities and Citizens.
Those who email aga@ktunaxa.org will receive informational materials ahead of the AGA, and will be invited to access the new Ktunaxa online engagement portal after it launches fully this summer. The portal will feature project reports, multi-media highlights, links to other resources of interest, and opportunities for comment and discussion.
While COVID-19 cases are dropping within ʔamakʔis Ktunaxa, the virus and its variants continue to pose a risk to Indigenous communities in British Columbia.
The health and well-being of all Ktunaxa Citizens is the guiding principle in the decision to continue with an online delivery.
We thank you for your understanding and look forward to seeing and hearing from you during the 2021 Ktunaxa Nation Annual General Assembly.
Please email aga@ktunaxa.org so we can reach out with updates and announcements.


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Ktunaxa Nation Council Statement on Kamloops Indian Residential School Discovery

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Bringing The Salmon Home Festival – May 10 to 16

The Indigenous-led public engagement launch of Bringing the Salmon Home: The Columbia River Salmon Reintroduction Initiative in mid-May 2021 offers a vision, an invitation and a shared affirmation to work together to look at all opportunities to bring the salmon back to the upper Columbia River region.
Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities are invited to show their transboundary support by organizing Bringing the Salmon Home related events from the headwaters to the mouth of river. This may include holding local paddle journeys, or sending in stories, songs, videos, messages and artwork that can be shared through the CRSRI website and social media channels.
Most activities will be planned as virtual events in this week of public engagement outreach. Some on-location events may be possible, if COVID-19 limitations allow. The new CRSRI website will be the online portal to the daily line-up of workshops and special events.
Join in discussions and special events with leaders and members of the Syilx Okanagan Nation, Ktunaxa Nation, Secwépemc Nation, Canada and British Columbia and diverse other Tribes and communities who care about the salmon and this great river.
The voices of youth, elders, knowledge keepers, scientists, poets, artists and musicians will be featured. Schools, libraries, museums and galleries are invited to organize and cross-promote Bringing the Salmon Home themed events.
The festival will feature many Ktunaxa presenters and knowledge holders from all Ktunaxa communities. You can learn more about the festival at https://columbiariversalmon.ca/event-page/#salmon-festival


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