The First Peoples' Cultural Council is a First Nations-run Crown Corporation with a mandate to support the revitalization of Indigenous languages, arts, culture and heritage in British Columbia. We provide funding and resources to
communities, monitor the status of First Nations languages and develop
policy recommendations for First Nations leadership and government.

First Peoples' News


Arts and Language Grants

FPCC's Arts and Language Programs are now accepting applications for funding! Click to download applications and guidelines.  More>

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CEO Tracey Herbert Awarded Order of B.C.

First Peoples’ Cultural Council’s CEO Tracey Herbert was awarded the Order of B.C. on September 20, 2018 at Government House in Victoria.  More>

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New First Nations Languages Report

Release of the Report on the Status of B.C. First Nations Languages 2018. There are positive developments but more work is needed in language revitalization.  More>

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Our Living Languages Comment Card Report

We are excited to share the overwhelmingly positive results of comment cards completed by visitors to the Our Living Languages exhibit at the Royal BC Museum.  More>


Agreement Supports Language Learning

FPCC and the National Research Council of Canada have signed an agreement to collaborate on upgrades to FPCC’s FirstVoices Language Tutor software.  More>


Engagement Sessions Announced

The Government of Canada has released a schedule of dates for engagement on the proposed federal Indigenous languages legislation.  More>