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B.C. First Nations Languages Report Shows Increase in Language Learners, Urges Action

B.C. First Nations Languages Report Shows Increase in Language Learners, Urges Action BRENTWOOD BAY, B.C. – A comprehensive survey of First Nations languages in B.C. reveals that all of the languages are facing severe threats to their vitality with the loss of aging fluent language speakers. Despite this finding, language experts are cautiously optimistic about […]

by pmnationtalk on August 2, 201816 Views

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B.C. investment in Indigenous language revitalization puts reconciliation into action

For Immediate Release March 16, 2018 Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation First Peoples’ Cultural Council B.C. investment in Indigenous language revitalization puts reconciliation into action VICTORIA – The First Peoples’ Cultural Council will work in partnership with First Nations communities to develop and implement revitalization plans for each of the living Indigenous languages in […]

by ahnationtalk on March 16, 2018152 Views

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FPCC Announces Launch of FirstVoices.com, Version 2.0

January 29, 2018 FPCC Announces Launch of FirstVoices.com, Version 2.0 Brentwood Bay, B.C. – The First Peoples’ Cultural Council is excited to announce the relaunch of a beta (preview) version of FirstVoices.com, its ground-breaking online Indigenous language archiving and learning resource. Over the past two years, the FirstVoices website and back-end system have been significantly […]

by pmnationtalk on January 28, 2018102 Views

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Category: Arts & CultureText

FPCC Announces $310,500 for B.C. Indigenous Music Initiative

December 20, 2017 FPCC Announces $310,500 for B.C. Indigenous Music Initiative Brentwood Bay, B.C. – The First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC), in partnership with Creative BC, is delighted to announce an exciting new Indigenous Music Initiative to begin in early 2018. The initial focus of the initiative is aimed at increasing opportunities for Indigenous music […]

by pmnationtalk on December 21, 2017201 Views

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Category: EducationText

Dictionary Apps for B.C. First Nations Languages Now Available on Android Devices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Dictionary Apps for B.C. First Nations Languages Now Available on Android Devices Brentwood Bay, B.C. – The First Peoples’ Cultural Council is excited to announce that its ground-breaking FirstVoices Dictionary Apps are now available for free download on all Android devices. The apps, which were initially launched in 2011, were previously available […]

by pmnationtalk on November 13, 201775 Views

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Dictionary Apps for B.C. First Nations Languages Now Available on Android Devices

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 6, 2017 Dictionary Apps for B.C. First Nations Languages Now Available on Android Devices Brentwood Bay, B.C. – The First Peoples’ Cultural Council is excited to announce that its ground-breaking FirstVoices Dictionary Apps are now available for free download on all Android devices. The apps, which were initially launched in 2011, […]

by pmnationtalk on November 8, 2017103 Views

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Type: Jobs

Arts Program Assistant

JOB POSTING ARTS PROGRAM ASSISTANT The First Peoples’ Cultural Council is a First Nations-run Crown Corporation mandated to support Aboriginal language, arts and culture revitalization in British Columbia, and is based in Victoria, B.C. We are looking for an energetic, highly organized, creative and capable Arts Program Assistant to join our team in supporting the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 20170 Views

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Arts Program Associate

JOB POSTING ARTS PROGRAM ASSOCIATE The First Peoples’ Cultural Council is a First Nations-run Crown Corporation mandated to support Aboriginal language, arts and culture revitalization in British Columbia, and is based in Victoria, B.C. We are looking for an energetic, highly organized, creative and capable Arts Program Associate to join our team in supporting the […]

by pmnationtalk on March 24, 20170 Views

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Language Programs Coordinator

JOB POSTING LANGUAGE PROGRAMS COORDINATOR The First Peoples’ Cultural Council is a First Nations-run Crown Corporation mandated to support Aboriginal language, arts and culture revitalization in British Columbia, and is based in Victoria, B.C.  We are looking for an energetic, highly organized, creative and capable program coordinator to join our team in supporting the effective […]

by ahnationtalk on February 17, 20170 Views

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Category: TechnologyText

FPCC Launches Ground-breaking New Indigenous Language Keyboard App, the First of its Kind

FPCC Launches Ground-breaking New Indigenous Language Keyboard App, the First of its Kind Brentwood Bay, B.C. – FPCC is excited to announce the latest ground breaking FirstVoices innovation – an Indigenous language keyboard app for Apple and Android mobile devices. FirstVoices Keyboards allows Indigenous speakers of more than 100 languages to use their mobile devices […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 2016396 Views

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