Blackfoot Family Lodge Society mission statementIn the art exhibition, The Blackfoot Story, Indigenous artists tell their stories in vivid portrayals that speak directly to the heart in a 500-year timeline. Located in the Blackfoot Gallery, we invite you to book a tour at (403) 894-7962 when Alberta Covid-19 restrictions allow indoor activities. 

Thank you to Blackfoot Lodge supporters:

Lorne Pavan and LaFarge Canada for the creation and maintenance of the beautiful GreeneSpace;

Kirsten Hironaka and Earthlings Inc for the amazing design and the City of Lethbridge for their coordination and support. 

Blackfoot Family Lodge Society is an Alberta Community Initiatives Program: 2020 Operating Grant Recipient 




Programs offered by the Blackfoot Family Lodge Grandma's Lodge: A holistic residential program that provides emergency (one-three months) and transitional (three months to three years) accommodation in a communal setting while honing culturally appropriate life management skills not unlike what happens at Grandma's.

Napi's Lodge: Blackfoot Canadian Culturally Society sponsored discussion groups to be open to the public when Covid-19 measures allow:

Blackfoot Ceremonial Protocols

Blackfoot Kinship Systems 

Blackfoot History

Blackfoot Language 


Donate to the Blackfoot Family Lodge SocietyThe Blackfoot Family Lodge is a non-profit charitable organization that relies on financial donations to support our programs and assist our residents.  Please contact us at (403) 329-6506 or (403) 894-7962 to donate to the Society. 

Thank you to our supporters: 

- Tori Leavitt & Second Nature Tree Care  for preventing a tragedy at the Blackfoot Family Residence by removing three humongous dead trees leaning into the west side of the two story house

- Otillia Harlos for the much appreciated knitted toques

- Southminister United Church and Rev. James for new fridges. "This weekend, Rev. James and a team from Southminster moved thirteen fridges into individual rooms at the Blackfoot Lodge, Lethbridge. It was such a beautiful day and we all felt so blessed to be a blessing to others. Thank you to all those who played a part in making this donation possible!"


To provide culturally appropriate interim and transitional housing to Indigenous women, families in Lethbridge.


The Blackfoot Family Lodge Society plays a critical role in helping Indigenous women who need help adjusting to an urban setting. Established in 1993, the Blackfoot Family Lodge Society was born out of an identified need for transition accommodation for Indigenous women and has since been embodied as an umbrella organization for a tetrad of programs and services.

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