Website: First Nations Language Map Provides Unique Look at B.C.

FPHLCC – The First Peoples’ Heritage, Language and Culture Council (the First Peoples’ Council) has launched an online interactive map that will allow British Columbians to explore their province from a First Nations languages perspective. The language map, a culmination of five years of research, design and collaboration navigates like Google Maps, but divides B.C. into regions based on the First Nations language spoken there. The map is not only a great representation of First Nations language regions in B.C., but also an essential tool for understanding the status of the 32 First Nations languages and 59 dialects in the province …

First Nations communities are invited to offer comments and share information about their culture, the status of their language and community on the site. “Unlike a book, a website is never finished and First Nations communities are invited to provide feedback or edit pages about their community directly,” said Behr.

FPHLCC – Link to B.C. Language Map
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