Sinixt “Extinction”: Contemporary Sinixt-Settler-State Relations in British Columbia Workshop

We are launching an online webinar series for our community to walk with us on our journey to make our community a more just, equitable, diverse, and inclusive place.  To kick off our series, on Thursday, May 26 at 7 - 8:30 p.m. via Zoom, Political anthropologist Lori Barkley will share her work in answering this call to action to better understand our own settler history and how it has shaped…

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Jumbo Valley one step closer to being protected

Photo: Steve Shannon The Ktunaxa Nation will receive $16.1 million in federal government support to protect the Qat’muk area, also known as the Jumbo Valley. It covers 211,045 hectares in the southeastern area of BC in the central Purcell Mountains. Developers have been trying to build the Jumbo Glacier Resort there for over 25 years. “This is an important investment in expanding protected…

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Protect Jumbo Mountain

Sinixt Statement on Jumbo

The Sinixt Nation is opposed to the proposed Master Development Plan for Jumbo Glacier Resort and all and any future developments on our sacred mountain. We wish to express our sincere support to groups and individuals who are actively working to protect the area known as Jumbo Mountain against all developments in this sensitive part of our territory. To Sinixt people, Jumbo Mountain and all…

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