Kootenay

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Kootenay (predominant spelling in Canada), Kootenai (predominant spelling in the United States), is alternately spelled Kootanae or Kutenai.

Kootenay also refers to the Ktunaxa people (Kootenai/Kutenai), a Native American/First Nations people in British Columbia, Idaho and Montana, and their Kutenai language, also known as Ktunaxan or Kitunahan.

It may refer to:

Alberta[edit]

  • Kootenay Plains, a region in Alberta just east of the mountains on the North Saskatchewan River

British Columbia[edit]

US-Canada[edit]

  • Kootenay River (or "Kootenai River" in the United States) of southeastern British Columbia in Canada and northern Idaho and western Montana in the United States, whose basin roughly defines the area known as the Kootenays
  • Lake Koocanusa (a blend of Kootenay-Canada-USA), a reservoir on the Kootena(y/i) River that crosses the Canada–U.S. border
  • Ktunaxa Kinbasket Tribal Council, the tribal council for Kutenai and Kinbasket peoples, including those in the United States. There is also a Kootenay Kinbasket Treaty Council with the same member bands.

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