We Stand Together

Revitalizing First Nations Languages, Arts and Cultural Heritage in British Columbia

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

St̓át̓imc Grizzly Bear featured for story on FirstVoices

Featured Community Stories

St̓át̓imc Grizzly Bears and FirstVoices: IDIL 2022-2032

The first year of the International Decade of Indigenous Languages 2022-2032 celebrates how technology supports language revitalization. A great example of this can be found right here in B.C. with…

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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

649

total grants awarded

940

people involved in arts projects

49

heritage projects supported