Welcome to Participants

We wish to extend a warm welcome to the participants who will be joining us for the 2017 BC Breath of Life Archival Institute for First Nations Languages. We are excited to announce that 23 participants will be gathering for this unique opportunity, working with 14 languages, from 6 different language families:

Kaska
Tlingit
Nisga’a
Xa’isla
Xaayda kil
XaiXais
Tsilhqot’in
Secwepemc
Kwak’wala
ʔayajuθəm
Northern St’at’imcets
Ktunaxa
Nuučaan̓uł
Hul’q’umu’num’

The base of this map is courtesy of the First Peoples’ Cultural Council, which has developed The First Peoples’ Language Map of British Columbia, an interactive representation of shows roughly where the different language families of B.C. are located. Click on the link above to explore this map and their website in detail. On their map, you can also hear audio clips with the pronunciation of the different language names.