En'owkin Centre Announcements

ACCEPTING REGISTRATIONS for our Fall Programming 2020.
Programs will be offered on-line.

For information or to register please contact:
Tracey Kim Bonneau: Manager Arts Culture & Adult Higher Learning
Phone: 250-493-7181 Ext. 208


We regret to advise our elders, friends and guests that as of Monday March 16th 2020 in response to the COVID19 Panademic the En'owkin Centre is closed to all visitors & guests until further notice as per safety measures resloved by our Board of Directors.

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

For more information contact:
Anna Tonasket - Human Resources Manager
Phone: 250-493-7181 Ext. 217

En'owkin Centre Notices

Employment Opportunity EXTENDED: Academic Advisor Indigenous Lanaguage Certificate/ Diploma NAPAT AUGUST 2020 DEADLINE EXTENDED
Download PDF - Employment Opportunity Download PDF - Indigenous Lanaguage poster Download PDF - 2nd Call for Artist Portfolios

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.

Indigenous Language Certificate/ Diploma

Accredited with Nicola Valley Institute of Technology (NVIT) and University of British Columbia Okanagan (UBCO) En'owkin Centre is launching this new program leading towards the Bachelor of Nsyilxcn Language Fluency Degree

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

CILR program

In partnership with University of Victoria's department of Linguistics, the Division of Continuing Studies and the En'owkin Centre.

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