Kootenay Region

ʔakisq̓nuk First Nation

ʔakisq̓nuk First Nation (Columbia Lake Band) has their main community in Windermere, BC. Their name, ʔakisq̓nuk, literally means "place of two lakes".

ʔakink̓umǂasnuqǂiʔit (Tobacco Plains Band)

ʔakink̓umǂasnuqǂiʔit (Tobacco Plains Band) has their main community in Grasmere, BC. The name ʔakink̓umǂasnuqǂiʔit literally translates as "place of the flying head".

ʔaq̓am (St. Mary's Band)

ʔaq̓am (St. Mary's Band) has their main community in Cranbrook, BC. The name ʔaq̓am literally translates as "deep dense woods"[[291]].

yaqan nuʔkiy (Lower Kootenay)

yaqan nuʔkiy (Lower Kootenay Band) have their main community in Creston, BC. The name yaqan nuʔkiy literally means "where the rock stands"[[291]].

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