En'owkin Centre UPDATES

National Indigenous Artist Training Program (NIPAT) Virtual on-line Celebration April 20, 2022 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
WE ARE ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR FALL 2022-SPRING 2023 Programs

REGISTRATION/ Course Information Contact:
Sara Tronson BBA: Academic Records Maintenance Coordinator
EMAIL: dbase@vip.net

For Academic Advising Contact:
Suzanne Johnson MSc. - Manager Academic Programs
PHONE : 250-493-7181 Ext. 202

En'owkin Centre Notices

NIPAT Year End Celebration April 20, 2022 NIPAT 2022-2023 Accepting Admissions For nsyilxcen Programs
Download PDF - Poster NIPAT SPRING Celebration April 20, 2022 Download PDF - 2022 -2023 Artist Call Portfolios Download PDF - nsylixcen Lanaguage Fluency Certificate Diploma Program

Please address all resumes and cover letters to Human Resources
Email: enowkin@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.


En'owkin remains closed to the general public due to covid restrictions. Stay safe everyone

Accepting Admissions for 2022 -2023 PROGRAM COURSES: Contact Academic Records Manaagement Coordinator: Sara Tronson BBA - / ext 220


En'owkin Centre Events

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Booking En'owkin Centre Facilities:

We are not accepting bookings at this time due to covid restrictions. 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.