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Scope and content
Series consists of general operational records and central registry files created and/or maintained by the Kootenay-Okanagan District Office and its predecessors.
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sult the access list. Records in this series are located in the Vancouver Federal Records Centre.
Copyright belongs to the Crown.
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Biography / Administrative history
Following the creation of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development in 1966, agencies were joined to form larger administrative units called districts. The Kootenay-Okanagan Agency became Kootenay-Okanagan District in 1969 and was located in Vernon, BC. The office was responsible for: Columbia Lake, Lower Kootenay, Lower Similkameen, Okanagan, Osoyoos, Penticton, St. Mary's, Shuswap, Spallumcheen, Tobacco Plains, Upper Similkameen, and Westbank. Kootenay-Okanangan District merged with the Thompson River District in 1976 to form the Central Interior District office. Finding aid 10-202: Guide to Indian Bands and Agencies in British Columbia
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