Language Report Fact Sheet

Resource Description: 

WHY REPORT ON THE STATUS OF B.C.FIRST NATIONS LANGUAGES?
British Columbia is home to 60% of the First Nations
languages in Canada with 32 distinct languages. This
diverse wealth of languages is at risk, however, and every
First Nations language in B.C. is in danger of being lost.
This report provides concrete measures to record the
status of First Nations languages in B.C. with the hope
of building a stronger case for the urgency to act quickly
with revitalization efforts. It also highlights the work
of B.C. First Nations to revitalize their languages and
discusses strategies being used to stem the tide of
language extinction

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Traditional Knowledge, Language

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