As part of the Ktunaxa Nation annual general assembly hosted July 25 and 26 by the Lower Kootenay Band, a powwow was held July 25, which featured dancing and award presentations.
The Friend of the Ktunaxa Nation Award went to RCMP Const. Dan Cameron (above, third from left), pictured with Staff Sgt. Bob Gollan, LKB Chief Jason Louie and Const. Eldene Stanley.
Chief Jason Louie (left) and Robin Louie were presented with blankets in honour of their time in the U.S. armed forces, Robin recently returning from 12 years in the Marine Corps.
Sonya Morigeau and Alisha Louie received the Malyan Michel bursary. (From left) Ktunaxa Nation Coun. Joe Pierre Jr., Sonya Morigeau, Alisha Louie, unknown, Cindy Pierre, Jeff Sutherland, Samantha Sutherland.
The All Nations Trust Company (ANTCO) awarded bursaries to Alisha and Ki Louie: (From left) Chief Jason Louie, Alisha Louie, Ki Louie, ANTCO representative Denise Birdstone and Lower Kootenay Band Coun. Sandra Luke.