We Stand Together

Revitalizing Indigenous Languages, Arts and Cultural Heritage in British Columbia

 We work with Indigenous communities in B.C. to build the vitality of our cherished Languages, Arts and Cultural Heritage – today and for the future.

Lower Similkameen people harvesting hemp for Oral Histories Project in B.C.

Featured Community Stories

Oral Histories Program Story

Oral Histories Program Story from Lower Similkameen: ntukʷukʷsp̓us, “healing to put your heart back”. What does it mean to be healthy and well in this time of sickness? What are…

Featured Initiatives

FirstVoices

We have always embraced technology. Indigenous technologies grow from all aspects of life and rely on skill, creative thinking and a deep understanding of our environment.   First Peoples’ Cultural Council…

2020

At a glance

$18.4m

invested in language programs

758

total grants awarded

940

people involved in arts projects

49

heritage projects supported