What's Happening at En'owkin

WE REGRET TO ADVISE OUR ELDERS, FRIENDS AND GUESTS THAT AS OF MONDAY MARCH 16, 2020 THE EN'OWKIN CENTRE IS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE TO ALL VISITORS & GUESTS IN RESPONSE TO THE CORONA VIRUS COVID 19 PANDEMIC AS PER PREVENTATIVE SAFETY MEASURES RESOLVED BY OUR BOARD OF DIRECTORS.

We are implementing PHASE 2 of the COVID19 Pandemic British Columbia Guidelines and plan advised from government and health officials. ADMINISTRATION & SUPPORT STAFF PROGRAMMING HOURS TO COMMENCE: Monday May 25th 2020 Monday to Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM. However, we will continue to remain closed to the public.

Memo: March 16th, 2020 Resolution from the Board of En’owkin Centre: Be it resolved that: a) that the Management of En’owkin Centre inform all Faculty that all face-to-face classes offered by En’owkin, in partnership with UBCO, UVIC and NVIT and NAPAT will continue through on-line group chat or as emailed assignments to students, including final exams. c) Management will continue to operate to complete essential financial services and meeting reporting and applications deadlines. e) Provide notification to the public posted on the outer doors that En’owkin will not be receiving any visitors or guests until further notice. f) All planned gatherings and events are hereby suspended or to be postponed until further notice, including scheduled wellness gatherings and sweatlodges For More Information Contact: Anna Tonasket - HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER 250-493-7181 EXT. 217

En'owkin Centre Training & Academic Programs

National Aboriginal Professional Artist Training (NAPAT) PROGRAM

A two year professional artist training certificate program designed to protect and preserve Indigenous world-view and arts expressions in a traditional heritage format utilizing interdisciplinary works with contemporary practice.

Nsyilxcen Language Studies

Accredited with Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) and UBCO the nsyilxcen suite of language and culture courses are transferable across a number of public post secondary institutions and programs.

Foundations in Indigenous Fine Arts

This is a program in the Faculty of Fine Arts in cooperation with the University of Victoria's Cultural Resources Management Program. This is the first year in a 4-year program leading to a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree.

College Readiness program/
BC Adult Graduation Diploma

This program, in affiliation with Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT), is designed to validate cultural aspirations and identity as well as to motivate academic excellence.

Certified Aboriginal Language Revitalization PROGRAM

This program is offered by the University of Victoria's department of Linguistics in partnership with the Division of Continuing Studies and the En'owkin Centre.

Aboriginal Early Childhood Education

In affiliation with Nicola Valley Institute of Technology, the AECE program is designed to meet provincial licensing standards, academic standards,community and First Nations standards to ensure graduates are successful and effective child development workers in BC communities.

Aboriginal Access Program

This program allows Aboriginal students to register in university-level courses without registering in a degree program or undergoing the University's standard admission process.

ECOmmunity Place

brings together lands & learning, conservation & culture through guided interpretive programs on a 100- hectare site located on the West side of the Okanagan River Floodplain located in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada.

South Okanagan Restorative Justice Program

seeks to ensure the restoration of balance within each of the four South Okanagan communities that are affected by crime.

EN'OWKIN CENTRE NEWS

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About En'owkin

The En'owkin is a dynamic institution, which puts into practice the principles of self-determination and the validation of cultural aspirations and identity.

Staff and Faculty

En'owkin faculty is comprised of educators, professional artists, writers, facilitators and Indigenous peoples advocates.

(click on each image to see individual biographies of En'owkin Centre faculty)

Get in touch

En'owkin Centre Operational Hours
Monday to Friday 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

All guests are asked to please report to front reception area upon arrival!
Phone: (250) 493-7181
Email: enowkin@vip.net