Creating First Nations, Inuit and Métis Languages Legislation – 2018 Discussion Guide

August 5, 2020

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Department of Canadian Heritage Discussion Guide
The co-development process


This discussion guide has been developed by the Department of Canadian Heritage in relation to the development of First Nations, Inuit and Métis languages legislation. The document outlines specific considerations noted by the Department, important legislation elements, and answers to commonly asked questions regarding Indigenous Language legislation. 

Prepared By

Department of Canadian Heritage, Government of Canada

Referenced Legislation

Indigenous Languages Act

Suggested Use & Distribution

This document provides guidance on how to share input with the Department of Canadian Heritage in the development of the Indigenous Languages Act

Additional Resources

Detailed information on the Indigenous Languages Act’s co-development between the Government of Canada and the Assembly of First Nations, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami and the Métis Nation: