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New program! Reclaiming My Language: A Course for Silent Speakers

We are excited to announce the First Peoples Cultural Council is now accepting applications for the new program Reclaiming My Language: A Course for Silent Speakers with funding of up to $25,000 per course. Deadline for applications is May 31, 2019. Reclaiming … Continue reading

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Register by April 3 for special Early Bird rates! International Indigenous languages conference June 24-26 in Victoria

With three months until HELISET TŦE SḰÁL– ‘Let the Languages Live’ – 2019 International Conference on Indigenous Languages, we’re going full speed ahead to bring you an unforgettable event. There are plenty of updates to share with you, so here’s … Continue reading

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FirstVoices Grant Applications Now Open!

FirstVoices program grants are now open for application through the First Peoples’ Cultural Foundation! FirstVoices is the internationally recognized online Indigenous language archiving and teaching resource that allows communities to document their languages for future generations. FirstVoices grants will fund … Continue reading

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FPCC Makes Record Investment in B.C. First Nations Languages

February 13, 2019 We are excited to announce today that FPCC has significantly increased programs, outreach and funding to document and build fluency in B.C.’s First Nations languages for the 2018/19 program year. The increased support is possible because of … Continue reading

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FPCC Statement on Indigenous Languages Legislation

February 5, 2019 The First Peoples’ Cultural Council is pleased that national Indigenous languages legislation was tabled today in the House of Commons. Indigenous people in Canada have been calling for this measure for many years and it is our … Continue reading

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FPCC announces NEW grant for Language Gathering and Sharing!

We are now offering funding for language-focused gatherings that bring together First Nations communities and organizations in British Columbia to share about their current and future language revitalization projects and plans. The grants may be used for formal or informal … Continue reading

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BC Language Initiative Grants Deadline Nov 16

The B.C. Language Initiative application for grant submission deadline is November 16, 2018 at 4 pm. BCLI supports projects to revitalize British Columbia First Nations languages through documentation, immersion programs, materials and curriculum development, traditional and cultural programming and community … Continue reading

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