The Lower Kootenay First Nation is a First Nation based in the East Kootenay region of British Columbia. The LKFN strives to be a stable, independent, self-governing authority, providing principled leadership to a dynamic community of caring, healthy citizens, from a secure resource base.
Lower Kootenay First Nation owns and operates the Lower Kootenay Development Corporation, which interests are currently in the forestry, agriculture, energy and tourism sectors. The Lower Kootenay Band is currently involved in the following businesses: Lower Kootenay Development Limited Partnership, Robert Logging Partnership, Lower Kootenay Forage Products, Lower Kootenay Guide Outfitters Ltd., Nupqu Development Corporation, St. Eugene Resort, Golf Course & Casino, and Lower Kootenay Value Added Industrial Park. Additionally, four privately owned businesses are located on Lower Kootenay Reserves: Legend Logos, Ktunaxa Tipi Co., Stewart Steinhauer Stone Sculpture, and Sturgeon-Nose Creations.