FPCC In the News

Oct 31, 2023, Energetic City: Tse’k’wa Open for Self-guided Tours, Society Launches New Website

Sept 30, 2023, Quesnel Cariboo Observer: Heart of Nazko Community Has Better Beat, West of Quesnel

Sept 13, 2023, Campbell River Mirror: Homalco First Nation Undergoing Language Revitalization Project

July 31, 2023, Pique Magazine: Keeping Culture Alive

March 6, 2023, The Tyee: A Safe Place to Rest

March 31, 2023, CBC Radio On the Island: FPCC Discusses Language Revitalization on National Indigenous Languages Day

March 30, 2023, Sheila Fontaine is Shuswap Band’s new language planner

March 7, 2023, CBC All Points West: Language learning in B.C.’s Indigenous communities is on the rise

March 2, 2023, Language Revitalization Funds Working

February 22, 2023, Indigenous language revitalization investments paying off in B.C., report finds

February 27, 2023, Latest report on BC First Nations languages holds hope for future of revitalization

January 30, 2023, Knowledge Network and the First Peoples’ Cultural Council Celebrate First Peoples’ Cultural Revitalization in B.C.

January 30, 2023, Call for proposals from Indigenous filmmakers in B.C.

December 10, 2022, Nuu-Chah-Nulth Community comes together to steam traditional dugout canoe

November 25, 2022, $5.4M in funding to conserve, repair B.C. First Nations heritage infrastructure

November 15, 2022, Stz’uminus youth build trail for the community

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November 18, 2022, Nearly $400,000 grant funding expansion of Snuneymuxw First Nation Longhouse

November 15, 2022, Four First Nations cultural heritage projects on Island receive funding

August 28, 2022, Census Data Show Sparks of New Life for Indigenous Languages

August 16, 2022, Alaska Highway News: Healing gardens sown at Tse’k’wa

June 14, 2022, Times Colonist: Province invests $35M in Indigenous languages, arts revitalization

May 29, 2022, Energetic City: Tse’K’Wa field school uncovers several artifacts

April 28, 2022, Pique News Magazine: A new story pole rises at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler.

April 22, 2022, CBC Radio: Interview with Dr. Lorna Wánosts’a7 Williams on the Decade of Indigenous Languages.

March 31, 2022, The Conversation: National Indigenous Languages Day: Keeping languages thriving for generations to come

February 6, 2022 GlobalNews: Indigenous Arts Scholarship recipients announced

January 2, 2022, CBC: Canada’s English dictionary hasn’t been updated in almost 2 decades. What does that say about us?

November 30, 2021 CBC All Points West: Meet the Coast Salish and Kwakwaka’wakw artist behind the artwork for the new BC Ferries vessel

November 30, 2021 CTV News: BC Ferries unveils Coast Salish art for newest vessel

November 8, 2021 CBC Radio: All Points West First People’s Cultural Council receives nearly $7M for its Language Program

November 8, 2021 CBC: Federal government invests nearly $7M in Indigenous language revitalization in B.C.

October 1, 2021 The Toronto Star: Ditidaht releases a video game to encourage language revitalization

September 30, 2021 Saanich News: Saanich Peninsula resident John Elliott is a leading voice in revitalizing language, culture

August 23, 2021 CTV NEWS: BC Ferries gives Indigenous names to newest hybrid vessels

July 26, 2021 CBC All Points West: Radio program featuring Indigifest performers

August 6, 2021 Global News: Indigenous musicians across B.C. in the spotlight in online festival, Indigifest

June 15, 2021 CBC News: New interactive map shares Indigenous arts, language and culture throughout B.C.

June 15, 2021 CBC Radio All Points West: First Peoples’ Cultural Council launches interactive map of Indigenous arts, language, and culture

June 16, 2021 CHEK News: First Peoples’ Cultural Council launches new interactive map showcasing Indigenous cultures

June 16, 2021 CTV News: First-of-its-kind online map highlights Indigenous culture, language in B.C.

June 16, 2021 Global News Morning BC: An interactive Indigenous map of B.C.

June 16, 2021 Vancouver Is Awesome: First-of-its-kind map showcases the rich Indigenous culture in B.C.

June 16, 2021 IndigiNews: New online map braids together Indigenous land, language, arts and culture

June 21, 2021 BC Today with Michelle Eliot: Easing travel restrictions. Learning Indigenous languages.

June 21, 2021 CBC News: Revitalizing Vancouver Island’s Indigenous languages

June 17, 2021 CKPG Today: Interactive map a gem

June 15, 2021 Global News: Online map highlights B.C.’s diverse Indigenous communities

May 4, 2021 IndigiNews: All that we know grows from the words of our ancestors

April 16, 2021, e-know.ca: Amplify BC coffers beefed up

March 23, 2021, CHEK News: BC Ferries announce name of new Salish-Class vessel, call for artist designs

March 17, 2021, Government of Canada: A Week Focused on Indigenous-Led Efforts to Reclaim, Revitalize, Maintain and Strengthen Indigenous Languages: Highlights of New Projects Funded in Western Canada

March 1, 2021, Windspeaker: Funding will help revitalize Indigenous cultural heritage in B.C.

February 28, 2021, Penticton Herald: Desert Centre, Nk’Mip Cultural Centre get projects funded

February 16, 2021, Toronto Star: Endangered or a language in hiding?

February 14, 2021, North Shore News: Squamish Nation Elder turns to music project to soothe pandemic blues

February 12, 2021, Delta Optimist: Tsawwassen First Nation opens new youth centre

January 20, 2021, CBC Radio All Points West: Vancouver Island’s Indigenous Languages.

January 11, 2021, The Star: The Ayajuthem language radiates across territory.

November 9, 2020, The Star: Tsilhqot’in hip hop duo release first professional album

October 18, 2020, PIQUE News Magazine: VELOCITY PROJECT: Rise of the Revivers: Part 1.

June 9, 2020, Vancouver Island Daily: City of Nanaimo salutes father and son Hul’q’umi’num language advocates.

June 8, 2020, e-KNOW: Province provides Amplify BC with COVID-19 funds.

April 7, 2017 RiverTalk: Pilot project works to recover Splatsin language