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The Aboriginal Languages Initiative

The Aboriginal Languages Initiative (ALI) is a federal program funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage.  Program objectives are to support projects that maintain, revitalize and promote provincial First Nations/Aboriginal Languages.

Examples of eligible projects include community-based activities such as:
  • recording, documenting and preserving endangered Aboriginal languages;
  • developing materials to increase Aboriginal language use and proficiency;
  • developing programs for training and certifying Aboriginal language teachers and resource people in the community*
  • developing systems for facilitating communications in Aboriginal languages;
  • promoting traditional approaches to learning, such as language camps, immersion programs, etc; and
  • developing mechanisms for digital tools to sharing share information, materials, and other resources among Aboriginal languages groups.
*Note: Doesn't include accredited courses.

For more information, please contact Barb Matilpi: barb@fpcc.ca

funded by the Department of Canadian Heritage


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