Columbia Power has provided $3,000 in support of the Ktunaxa Nation Council’s work to preserve records

Columbia Power has provided $3,000 in support of the Ktunaxa Nation Council’s work to preserve records associated with East Kootenay pioneer Michael Phillipps that range in date from 1867 to 1916. Phillipps married Rowena David, daughter of Tobacco Plains chief Paul David, and had 12 children. Michael Phillipps’ correspondence and government materials were provided to the Ktunaxa Nation Council by a Phillipps descendant. Pictured from left to right are: Rosemary Phillips, great granddaughter of Michael Phillipps and industry engagement officer for the Ktunaxa Nation Council, Audrey Repin, director of stakeholder and external relations for Columbia Power, and Donald Sam, director of the Ktunaxa Nation Council’s traditional knowledge and language sector.

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