Additional Resources

NEȾOLṈEW̱ partner First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC) has compiled a series of informative language revitalization fact sheets:


First Peoples’ Cultural Council has also created FirstVoices, a web-based Indigenous language archival, teaching, and learning resource comprised of games, text entries, sounds, pictures, and videos.


Statistics Canada’s 2011 National Household Survey Aboriginal Peoples and Languages offers statistics on Indigenous language use in Canada, including Indigenous people’s use of an Indigenous language as a first or second language.


The Canadian Encyclopedia offers an introductory overview of Indigenous languages in Canada, and covers topics of linguistic diversity, language endangerment and revitalization, language families and classification, and geographic distribution.


Canadian Geographic has generated infographics on the status of Indigenous languages in Canada. These infographics map the estimated number of language speakers per language family and map the languages geographically.


Dr. Onowa McIvor, in partnership with the First Nations Schools Association of British Columbia, created Reviving Your Language Through Education, a workbook designed to assist Indigenous language advocates, educators, and communities in assessing their language education needs and to offer insights on strategies to plan, execute, and support Indigenous language education programs and initiatives.

 


Native-Land is an ongoing mapping project that documents Indigenous territories, languages, and treaties. Zoom in and click below to view Indigenous languages by region.

 

 


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