The Ktunaxa Nation also known as Ktunaxa Kinbasket [KKTC], treaty table is in Stage 5 negotiations. The table transitioned to Stage 5 through the Ktunaxa Nation Rights Recognition & Core Treaty Memorandum of Understanding. For an update on the table please refer to our latest annual report.
KKTC represents ?akisq’ nuk [Columbia Lake], ?aqam [St. Mary’s Indian Band], ?akinkumŧasnuqŧi?it [Tobacco Plains Band] and Yaqan nu?kiy [Lower Kootenay Band]. traditional territory including the Kootenay, Flathead, and Columbia River watersheds within the area that extends from the Arrow and Kinbasket Lakes east to the Alberta border. There is approximately 1,210 KKTC members total.
Ktunaxa has overlapping and/or shared territory with its First Nation neighbours: Osoyoos, Okanagan, Penticton, Shuswap Nation Tribal Council, Spallumcheen, Upper and Lower Similkameen, Upper Nicola, and Westbank.