En'owkin Centre UPDATES

Classes will continue ON-LINE and are not cancelled.
**********COVID19 UPDATE************EN'OWKIN CENTRE IS CLOSED JANUARY 29 - FEBRUARY 15TH, 2021.STUDENTS CAN CONTACT GILLIAN LUKE: STUDENT ADVISORY SERVICES/ RECORDS MANAGEMENT: DBASE@VIP.NET ( 250) 493-7181 EXT. 220

REGISTRATION/ Course Information Contact:
GILLIAN LUKE: Student Advisory Services
EMAIL: dbase@vip.net


For More Information Contact:
TRACEY KIM BONNEAU - MANAGER ARTS CULTURE & ADULT HIGHER LEARNING
PHONE : 250-493-7181 Ext. 208

En'owkin Centre Notices

ENOWKIN CENTRE CLOSURE SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 13,2020 ENOWKIN CENTRE CLASS CANCELLATION SEPT 15, 16 2020 FINAL Call for 2020/2021 Artist Portfolios
Download PDF - SEPTEMBER 13, 2020 Office Closure Download PDF - CLASS CANCELLATION September 15, 16 2020 Download PDF - FINAL Call for Artist Portfolios

Please address all resumes and cover letters to Human Resources Manager Anna Tonasket
Email: to justicecoordinator@vip.net
(Note: Please include the position you are applying for in the subject box)

Fax: 250-493-5302
In Person/ Mail: 154 Enowkin Trail, Penticton, BC V2A 0E1


News, Events and Facilities

Located on the Penticton Indian Band reserve, in BC's Southern Interior, En'owkin Centre's unique building design reflects our traditional syilx winter home.


Okanagan Nation Alliance YES project facilitated by En’owkin Centre July 3- 4, 2019 En’owkin Centre C’aptikwl Stories Forum: C’aptikwl As Our Teacher for Parents and Community Relationships. TO REGISTER CONTACT: Darryl-Jean Cerenzie - YES Coordinator EMAIL:YES.Coordinator@syilx.org ~ TELEPHONE: 250-707-0095 EXT. 215

REGISTRATION FOR PROGRAM COURSES: August 19 - 30, 2019 Student Advisory Services - Kathleen Michel / ext 223
En'owkin INDIGENOUS ARTISANS CRAFT MARKET OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC - FREE ADMISSION Saturday December 07, 2019


En'owkin Centre Events

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Booking En'owkin Centre Facilities:

Book our unique facilities to host your next venue: Our expertise is to assist you to host your professional retreats, meetings and events. We are equipped with a full kitchen, restroom facilities and additional meeting rooms/seasonal space outdoors. The En'owkin Centre offers a unique cultural space and for conferences, exhibitions, film screenings and workshops.


The Gathering Space

The En'owkin Centre facility has a large circular gathering space seating approximately one-hundred and fifty (150) people. The concept design replicates the original underground housing of the syilx people. Centrally located are four poles carved and painted with pictographs commemorating the Four Food Chiefs. The turtle design etched on the beautifully painted floor tiling honors Syilx ceptikw.

En'owkin Centre Gardens

The En'owkin Centre is located on the Penticton Indian Reserve. The En'owkin has a unique and diverse eco landscape surrounding the exterior of the facility. Traditional Indigenous foods are located throughout the En'owkin Centre gardens. We feature a outdoor grill hand crafted with Indigenous stone. Our outdoor storytelling fire pit is shared by many visitors.
The gardens include trails, walkways and a nearby creek. The En'owkin Centre gardens is an array of Indigenous foliage landscaping utilizing the ecosystem and restoring the landscape back to its natural state. It is a breath taking organic backdrop for your events.

ECOmmunity Place Locatee Lands

ECOmmunity Place is located on the west side of the Okanagan River floodplain and is a site which encompasses approximately one-hundred (100) hectares in the City of Penticton. Within this site there are four separate eco niche areas including the protected black cottonwood riparian stand, marsh/ wetlands, grassland meadows and desert sand hillsides. Inhabiting several indigenous and endangered species including: Great Blue Heron, Tiger Salamander, Painted Turtle & Great Horned Owl.

En'owkin Centre Hours Of Operation are from Monday to Friday from 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM.
We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada.