Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park is located on the Siksika Nation, just one hour east of Calgary. Opened in 2007, this National Historic Site celebrates and preserves the language, culture and traditions of the Siksika Nation and proudly presents these treasures to every visitor through the door. The Siksika Nation has a population of approximately 6000 members and is part of the Blackfoot Confederacy which also includes the Piikani (Peigan) and Kainaiwa (Blood) of southern Alberta and the Blackfeet from Montana. It’s the mission of the Siksika Nation is to nurture the growth, independence and well-being of its culture and way of life through quality programs and services for its members.
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There are a number of other ways to experience native life and culture on the Siksika Reserve. Attend the Siksika Nation Pow Wow and Fair held annually in August or book a trip with Okan Trail Rides, a working ranch offering overnight teepee lodging and drum making. The Siksika Arts Cooperative also sells authentic native arts and crafts.
Blackfoot Crossing Historical Park; Hidden Valley Golf Course