• The Tobacco Plains Indian Band is a member of the Ktunaxa Nation whose traditional territory lies in the East Kootenays. The band is located in Grasmere, BC near the Roosville Border Crossing.

    For more information about this band, visit their web site now.

  • Population: 207 (BC Assembly of First Nations)

  • From the Tobacco Plains Band web site:

    At the direction of chief and council, the Health and Wellness department is mandated to provide accessible basic health care and wellness services, to provide adequate space for these services, to educate and empower band members, to provide access to specialized services (for example foot care, nutrition kitchen, seasonal flu shots), to coordinate appointments and transportation, and to administer community based water monitoring, all to ensure an acceptable standard of health and wellness service is available to all band members.

    The nearest hospital is located in Cranbrook.