En'owkin Centre News & 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 Language Certificate/ Diploma 2nd Call for Artist Portfolios
Download PDF - Employment Opportunity Download PDF - Indigenous Lanaguage poster Download PDF - 2nd 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 Centre Events

No events at this time! Please check again later!

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.