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NYTimes: A Cree Artist Redraws History

With humor and fantasy, Kent Monkman disrupts clichés of Native victimhood at the Met. By Holland Cotter | Dec. 19, 2019 Coonskin caps for Christmas! I was a kid in mid-20th-century America. The biggest cultural event I can remember from … Continue reading

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New Indigenous Languages Grant Now Open!

We are pleased to announce that we are accepting applications for the Indigenous Languages Grant (ILG). The deadline for applications is January 31, 2020. This new funding is made possible by the Department of Canadian Heritage as a result of … Continue reading

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FPCC releases policy paper on Indigenous Cultural Heritage

FPCC is excited to release a policy paper as a guide to help safeguard Indigenous Cultural Heritage (ICH). FPCC is the only organization in B.C. mandated to support the revitalization of ICH and this paper marks the first time that … Continue reading

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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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