Haisla Nation Council is proud to mark a Memorandum of Understanding signed between HNC’s Culture and Language program, and the First Nations Education Foundation. (FNEF)

The FNEF is a not-for-profit foundation engaged in promoting, funding, and implementing revitalization projects for at-risk Indigenous languages.

Through this new agreement, HNC’s Culture and Language program will develop a number of initiatives which include curating Haisla knowledge in to one common platform, recording elders, recording place names in Haisla Traditional Territory, and smart textbook and platform design which will include text, audio, and animation.

The Haisla Nation is just the second Indigenous community to enter into an agreement of this type with FNEF.

FNEF, through their own partnership with Six Factor – a western Canadian Google Cloud partner – will also be developing a one-of-a-king language learning app which will include the Haisla language as well.

HNC’s Culture and Language program is looking forward to this exciting new partnership and the results it will bring to revitalizing the Haisla language.