The First Peoples Cultural Council is now accepting applications for the B.C. Language Initiative program (BCLI) for the 2018/2019 program year. Applications are due on Wednesday April 25th at 4pm.
For more information on the grant and how to apply, see the link below:
The Indigenous Knowledge & Land Use Research Assistant (RA) will support indigenous communities in land use research and planning. The RA will support Kwusen’s Researches on ongoing research and analysis related to the natural resource sector, environmental monitoring, and Aboriginal rights and title. The RA will be responsible for document management and coding and analyzing interview data using Kwusen Research & Media Ltd.’s web-based mapping technologies.Read more
Kwusen's Towagh Behr and Dave Nordquist from Adams Lake Indian Band were featured on the Aashukan Podcast, episodes 9 and 10, respectively.
You can find these episodes and more here.
"Episode #9: Towagh Behr, British Columbia, CanadaRead more
A year has passed since wildfire consumed 590,000 hectares of northern Alberta causing an estimated $3.58 billion in damage and forcing mass evacuations. McMurray Métis local 1935 was significantly impacted when its office burnt to the ground, many community members lost their homes.Read more
On February 15th and 16th,2017 Towagh and Dave Nordquist from Adams Lake Indian Band co-presented at the Workshop on Impact Benefit Agreements (IBA) and IBA’s monitoring tools, hosted by First Nations of Quebec and Labrador Sustainable Development Institute (FNQLSDI) in Wendake, Quebec.Read more
Position: Website and Administrative Support
Position type: Full-time
Location: Victoria BC, with potential travel to remote communities within Canada
On May 12, 2016 Towagh presented at the International Association for Impact Assessment (IAIA) in Nagoya, Japan.Read more
On April 1, 2016 Towagh and Susannah presented at the Society for Applied Anthropology (SfAA) Conference in Vancouver.Read more
Congratulations to all Métis and non-status Indians on today's Daniels Decision from the Supreme Court of Canada!Read more
Position: Indigenous Knowledge & Land Use Researcher
Position type: Full-time employee
Location: Victoria BC, with frequent travel to remote communities within Canada