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British Columbia is home to 203 First Nations communities and an amazing diversity of Indigenous languages; approximately 60% of the First Nations languages of Canada are spoken in B.C. You can access indexes of all the languages, First Nations and Community Champions through the top navigation on all pages of this website.
The First Peoples' Cultural Council is a First Nations-run Crown Corporation with a mandate to support the revitalization of Aboriginal language, arts and culture in British Columbia.
There are many Indigenous languages of British Columbia for which curriculum have been developed and Ministry approved through the provincial Languages Template development process. Please contact the respective school district or copyright holder for information and copies of the curriculum document.
This workbook is designed to assist First Nations language advocates, educators and communities to develop a clear vision for language education, fully understand their current language situation and resources, and exit with a comprehensive plan for achieving their vision.
See where 60 languages belonging to 12 language families are being used right now
The 2014 Report on the Status of B.C. First Nations Languages provides a update on the current status of B.C.'s First Nations languages, with information about numbers of speakers and available resources as of 2014.
The purpose of this guide is to provide background information and to suggest activities which