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  • From the BC Assembly of First Nations web site:

    The Skeetchestn Indian Band is a member of the Secwepemc (Shuswap) Nation, located in the Central Interior region of British Columbia. The main reserve is located at Savona, British Columbia. Skeetchestn is a strong, prosperous and sustainable community of the Nation that respects all people, its culture, land, water and all living things.

    Skeetchestn operates three main businesses. The Knucwentwecw Development Corp, which oversees Skeetchestn business development, Big Sky Station, a gas service station, convenience store and restaurant, and the Natural Resources Corporation, which focuses on sustainable management of ecosystems in Skeetchestn Territory. Skeetchestn is also engaged with the Provincial Government in several Forestry Agreements, and an Economic and Community Development Agreement.

    Visit the web site for Skeetchestn here

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  • Village Population: 538 (2016 Census)

  • Skeetchestn Health Clinic

    Services (offered in partnership with Qwemtsin Health Society):

    • Circle of Life program (prenatal, maternal child health, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Disorder)
    • communicable disease control
    • dental care and Childrens’ Oral Health Initiative
    • diabetes program
    • primary care – nurse practitioners
    • naturopath
    • mental wellness
    • HIV/AIDS supports
    • Home and community care
    • injury surveillance and protection program

    Hours: Tues – Thurs, 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
    Phone: (250) 373-2580 | Fax: (250) 373-2590

    The nearest hospital is located in Kamloops.