This unique shop was established in 1979. The word Akamina derives from a Kootenai native word meaning benchland or valley. Akamina gift shop specializes in a variety of items - from fashion clothing to souvenir t- shirts and sweatshirts for kids to adults and a large selection of unique jewelry. In addition to our gifts we have a Book Nook, which offers the largest selection of books in Waterton.
Covid-19 Health & Safety
Akamina Gifts is adhering to Alberta Health & Safety Regulations (50% capacity, behavioral signs, masks, hand sanitizer, staff health checks etc.) In addition, there is plexiglas in this establishment for additional safety for customers and staff.
About the Family
Akamina Gifts is owned by the Cruickshank family, specifically Carol, Dave & Don Cruickshank. This family is has approximately 100 years **and going on **six generations of operating in Waterton Lakes National Park.