Any B.C. First Nations individual who has demonstrated a commitment to their community as a knowledgeable and caring champion of First Nations language, heritage, arts and culture is an ideal applicant.
Suitable applicants have a thorough grounding in all aspects of culture associated with their language group and are prepared to support all the dialects within it.
You can apply to represent any of the language groups by completing an APPLICATION FORM .
Positions that are currently occupied may become open shortly due to appointments being two-year terms. Applications are kept on file and are reviewed as terms expire.
Role of the Advisory CommitteeThe Advisory Committee acts as a bridge to First Nations communities and brings community-based ideas and issues to the attention of FPCC. Each member represents one of the 34 active First Nations language groups in B.C. Members meet once a year at FPCC’s AGM and may attend additional meetings, subject to available resources.
Advisory Committee members are listed below with the language group they represent.
|V A C A N T||1||Anishnaubemowin|
|Eagle Woman, Soft Singing Woman - Della Owens
||2||ᓀᐦᐃᔭᐍᐏᐣ (Nēhiyawēwin) (Cree)|
|Marlene Erickson||3||Dakelh (ᑕᗸᒡ)|
|Laura Webb||4||Dane-Zaa (ᑕᓀ ᖚ)
|V A C A N T||5||Danezāgé’|
|V A C A N T||6||Dene K’e|
|WILAT Sue Alfred||7||Nedut’en / Wet'suwet'en|
|Edōsdi Judith Thompson
|V A C A N T||9||Tse’khene|
|V A C A N T||10||Tsilhqot’in|
|Kheiyaakw Louise Mason||12||Łingít|
|V A C A N T||13||Ktunaxa|
|V A C A N T||14||Éy7á7juuthem|
|Qwat'Xwa'maat Pearl Harris||15||Hul’q’umi’num’ / Halq'eméylem / hən̓q̓əmin̓əm|
|STOLȻEȽ John Elliott||16||SENĆOŦEN / Malchosen / Lekwungen / Semiahmoo / T’Sou-ke & CULTURAL ADVISOR|
|Niniwum Selapem Shain Jackson||17||She shashishalhem|
|Gary Johnston||18||Sḵwx̱wú7mesh sníchim
|Mandy Na'zinek Jimmie
|mahuya Dr. Bill Cohen||20||Nsyilxcən
|Qwiq̓wíyt Núxwenxwst̓ye Diena Jules
|V A C A N T||22||St̓át̓imcets
|V A C A N T||23||Nuxalk|
|Wii'nagum Ts'wingutt Jamie Sterritt||24||Gitsenimx̱|
|V A C A N T||26||Ski:xs|
|Nts’i’i’ts K’aash Charlotte Guno
|T'łalis Mike Willie||30||Kwak̓wala
|č̓itapkʷʔeeʔuƛ Dr. Bernice Touchie||31||Nuučaan̓uɫ|
|V A C A N T||32||Oowekyala|
|V A C A N T||33||Xenaksialak̓ala / Xa'’islak̓ala|
|Jaskwaan Amanda Bedard
||34||X̱aad Kil / X̱aaydaa Kil (Haida)|