Welcome to our site:

www.okanaganfirspeoples.ca

a project funded by Canada Culture Online Gateway, Canadian Heritage

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This web site is owned and managed by the Okanagan Indian Education Resources Society (O.I.E.R.S.). O.I.E.R.S. operates under the name En'owkin Centre.

The En'owkin Centre is a Syilx institution, which puts into practice the principles of self-determination, the validation of cultural aspiration and celebration of identity. En'owkin Centre is an Indigenous cultural, educational and creative arts organization, advocating the development and implementation of Indigenous knowledge systems, at the community, national and international levels.

The En'owkin Centre was established in 1981 and is governed by the O.I.E.R.S. Board of Directors, which has representatives from each of the seven (7) member bands of the Syilx (Okanagan) Nation.

All rights to materials provided on this web site is under the copyright protection of Okanagan Indian Educational Resources Society. Publication for any commercial purposes is prohibited without the express written permission of the copyright holder. Limited uses for cultural, educational and personal uses is hereby granted to all users of this web site.

Acknowledgements

This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through Canadian Culture Online.

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