In episode 71, we get to learn from Aliana Parker, the Language Programs Manager at the First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC) in British Columbia, Canada. All over the world, indigenous languages are facing existential threats. In Canada, Aliana and the FPCC are working towards the preservation and revitalization of their province’s linguistic heritage through innovative programs and community resources.
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Aliana Parker is the Language Programs Manager at the First Peoples’ Cultural Council. She works closely with First Nations community partners throughout British Columbia to coordinate Indigenous language grant programs. Aliana is a grateful settler in Coast Salish territory.
The FPCC 2018 Fact Sheet
You can reach out to the FPCC…
…or on their website
If you speak Spanish, you can hear Aliana speak more about the indigenous language programs here.