Facilities

Akisqnuk Band Administration OfficeThe Band Administration Office and attached Band Hall serve as the political and social centre of the Akisqnuk First Nation. Here Chief and Council hold regular meetings and staff work on programs for band members. The Band Hall hosts important functions like community meetings, celebrations, and other social gatherings.

Health CentreMembership of the Akisqnuk First Nation come to the Akisqnuk First Nation Health Centre to receive top-quality health services. Akisqnuk First Nation staff members organize and coordinate home visits as well as regular visits from local doctors and Community Health Nurses. Cranbrook-based, provincial government-delegated, social services agency Ktunaxa Kinbasket Child and Family Services Society also works out of the Akisqnuk First Nation Health Centre. From here they provide service to First Nation people throughout the area.

Eva Joseph Multi-Use Facility

Built in 2006, the Eva Joseph Family Centre is a state-of-the-art facility designed to serve as a daycare. In early 2007 the Little Badger Early Learning Centre opened its doors to children aged 30 months to school age. In fall 2012 the Eva Joseph Family Centre was expanded to help meet the growing need for childcare on the Akisqnuk First Nation and throughout the Columbia Valley. For info call 342-6331.

Skating RinkRecreation facilities located on the band include: a softball diamond complete with a backstop, outfield wall and dugouts; a full-size skating rink for winter; a playground for children; and an arbour for outdoor ceremonies.

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