On March 11-12, 2014, the 2nd Annual Napika’s Gathering was held at Yaqan Nukiy.
Approximately 56 attended from Akisqnuk, Aqam, Yaqan Nukiy, Kootenai Tribe of
Idaho, & the Confederated Salish & Kootenai Tribes. This gathering
focused on preservation strategies of the ktunaxa language, culture, &
Agenda Topics included:
- Elders Panel
- Ceremony Protocols
- Ktunaxa Sign Language
- Ktunaxa Singers and Songs
- Family Tree/ Genograms
- Spiritual/ Cultural Abuse
- Healthy Lifestyles
The Drum Group Northern Cree from Alberta attended for the second year in a row.