Fernie & Elk Valley Culture Guide Issue 2 Fall 2016 - Page 32

THE ELK RIVER The Elk River has multiple identities.  It is a river named Wasaʔki by the Ktunaxa people, fed by the ancient Petain Glacier.  It is a source of sustenance and energy.  It is a place valued by residents and visitors alike for recreation and fishing. The Elk River is central to who we are and what we do. Experience Fernie and the Elk River this fall. #ferniestoke tourismfernie.com | ferniestoke.com #ferniestoke