Legends, Land & Language
A Canadian Rocky Mountain First Nations Experience

Live, learn & explore like never before.

The Ktunaxa Nation is offering an exclusive First Nations experience in a resort setting in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

Speaking Earth Haqaⱡpaⱡninam (Hackalth-palth-knee-nam) is a two-day packaged experience offered only through the Ktunaxa Nation-owned St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino - an exclusive destination in southern British Columbia.

Experience a Nation like no other, who have a story like no other, in a place like no other.

The Ktunaxa Nation is an ancient culture, who possess a language unlike any other in history. Their stories and traditions are deeply connected to the land, and the Nation is proud to share their culture and traditions with guests in a spectacular Rocky Mountain setting.

Join Ktunaxa Nation members for two days of entertainment, excitement and enlightenment, based at the St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino. Guests will experience traditional knowledge and culture interpreted by nation members in a hands-on environment. They will hear stories, scrape hides, learn to bead, play traditional games, visit hot springs and other historical locations. And for one night, guests will also sleep in traditional tipis.

This package is unlike any other First Nation experience. It is an artful blend of authenticity and comfort in a resort environment with a caring and knowledgeable team.

Sample itinerary

The Speaking Earth experience continues to grow and evolve. The following is a sample itinerary that may
change depending on seasons, availability and partners. For itinerary plans and specifics, please contact us.

Day 1

St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino | Cranbrook, BC

5 PM - 6 PM
Introductions, overview and experience orientation

6 PM
Dinner at the resort 

Accommodation: St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino

Day 2

St. Eugene Golf Resort & Casino | Cranbrook, BC

8 AM - 9 AM

9 AM - 12 PM
Cultural activities at tipi camp

12 AM - 1 PM

1 PM - 2:30 PM
Interpretive Centre tour

2:30 PM - 5 PM
Beading activity

6 PM - 7 PM
Dinner (Smokehouse Dining Room)

7:15 PM - 8:30 PM
Outdoor fireside with elders

Accommodation: Tipi

Day 3

7 AM

8 AM

Price:  $949 per person

Booking Terms & Conditions

  • Minimum 12 guests, maximum 24 guests.
  • 25% non-refundable at the time of booking for the group.
  • (50% 60 days out, 75% 45 days out, non-refundable 30 days).
  • Can book groups in up to one week out depending on hotel availability.
  • Prices based on double occupancy per room.
  • 7 day a week arrivals.
  • Contracts will be issued at time of booking.

This rare opportunity is available for guests beginning Spring of 2018.

For information and to book this fully catered experience, please contact:

1.866.292.2020 || www.SpeakingEarth.ca

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