Welcome to the First Peoples’ Cultural Foundation’s News Room. This area is designed to keep you up-to-date on what‘s going on at the First Peoples’ Cultural Foundation.

Please click below for Foundation press releases and links to newsletters from our sister organization, the First Peoples’ Cultural Council.

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Press Releases


October 25
First Peoples’ has received the 2012 Award of Excellence – Cultural Heritage and Diversity category
Press release October 25, 2012

August 7
New resource for First Nations communities working to revitalize languages and cultures
Press release August 7, 2012

June 26
First Peoples’ Cultural Foundation joins forces with RBC to support a film project documenting the reclaiming of original name of Haida Gwaii
Press Release June 21, 2012

June 21
First Peoples’ Cultural Council collaborates with Google to protect and promote endangered languages
Press Release June 21, 2012

June 18
New App enables Indigenous language speakers to text in their languages
Press Release June 18, 2012


October 3
First Peoples’ Cultural Foundation Announces New Board of Directors
Press Release October 3, 2011

July 10
2011 Language Champions Honoured at First Nations Languages Conference
Press Release July 10, 2011


December 15
B.C. First Nations Language Apps Now Available for the iPod, iPad and iPhone
Press Release December 15, 2010

June 17
First Peoples’ Partners with Knowledge to Create Films About B.C. First Nations Languages
Press Release June 17, 2010

April 30

Report on the Status of B.C. First Nations Languages 2010 released
Press Release April 30, 2010

March 19
New FirstVoices Language Tutor launched – interactive online teaching tool for First Nations languages
Press Release March 19, 2010

February 3
New handbook helps First Nations incorporate language immersion into their culture camps
Press Release February 3, 2010