First Peoples’ Cultural Council

The First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPHLCC) is a unique provincial Crown corporation established in 1990 by the First Peoples’ Heritage, Language and Culture Act. The mandate of the organization is to:

  • Preserve, restore and revitalize First Nations heritage, language, arts and culture;
  • Increase understanding and sharing of knowledge, within both the First Nations and non-First Nations communities;
  • Heighten the appreciation and acceptance of the wealth of the cultural diversity among all British Columbians;
  • Provide funding to BC First Nations for arts, cultural and language programs;
  • Create new initiatives, programs, resources and services related to First Nations heritage, language, arts and culture;
  • Advise government on the preservation and fostering of First Nations heritage, arts, languages and culture; and,
  • Work in partnership with First Nations communities to revitalize and archive First Nations cultures and languages and restore literacy and fluency in First Nation languages.

FPHLCC programs include:

For more information on Aboriginal heritage, language, arts and culture programs and services for Aboriginal people, communities and organizations, contact:

First Peoples' Cultural Council

1A Boat Ramp Road
Brentwood Bay, BC
V8M 1N9
Phone: (250) 652-5952
Fax: (250) 652-5953