The First Nations Education Steering Committee is pleased to support First Nations communities and First Nations schools in BC by offering one-time grants in support of First Nations Language Teacher Professional Development. Approximately 25 grants of up to $10,000 will be awarded to successful applicants. The allocation of the grants will be determined by the quality of the proposals submitted based on the proposal criteria, with consideration of language group representation.
Available funding will be distributed through a proposal process. Only First Nations communities and First Nations schools are eligible for this funding opportunity; however, the inclusion of public schools and public school teachers is encouraged.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Jesse Fairley, Manager, Languages and Culture at email@example.com, or call toll-free: 1-877-422-3672, local: 604-925-6087.
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West Coast Environmental Law (WCEL) has launched the Revitalizing Indigenous Law for Land, Air and Water project (RELAW) last year with the support of the Indigenous Law Research Unit at the University of Victoria. The RELAW project aims to deepen community-based capacity to engage in articulation, revitalization, and application of Indigenous law to environmental decision-making and proactive land and resources management. WCEL is seeking expressions of interest from First Nations by March 17th, 2017 to be part of the second cohort of RELAW participants
First Nations Fisheries Council of British Columbia will be hosting a Water Wednesday webinar on February 22nd at 10 am PST with Maxine Matilpi, RELAW Project Manager. She will provide an overview of the project and answer questions. Please register for the webinar here:
The CSTC periodically is looking for motivated and skilled people to join our team. The CSTC is an equal opportunity employer, and we support First Nations applicants.
LANGUAGE PROGRAMS COORDINATOR
The Language Programs Coordinator supports the Language Programs Manager on all language grant programs and related activities, contributing to the effective programming and community support needed to ensure that First Peoples' Cultural Council (FPCC) meets itsmandate with respect to language revitalization. Regular travel to meetings throughout British Columbia is required.
Application Deadline is February 28, 2017
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Okanagan Nation Alliance
1. Seasonal Fisheries Certified Technician 2
2. Fisheries Biologist 2 Upper Columbia- Maternity Leave Backfill
3. Fisheries Technician 3 (Certified) In-Lake
4. Wildlife Biologist 1
5. Administration Assistant (Fisheries) UPDATED
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Cultural Resource Management firm located in BC is hiring seasonal Apprentice Archaeologists to participate in archaeological fieldwork throughout northern and central BC. Questions and expressions of interest are to be forwarded to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to (250)261-5474. No telephone enquiries. See website below for more information:
On April 2, 2015 the Carrier Sekani First Nations (CSFN) came to agreement with British Columbia on two ground breaking Agreements, the Collaboration Agreement (CA) and the Environmental and Socio Cultural Initiatives Agreement (ESCIA).
You can find information on the Agreements’ goals, status, and progress in implementation. We will also be providing updates on the Agreements here.
The Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (CSTC) has developed a First Nations Referrals Officer Training Program (ROTP) that is focused on assisting First Nations with building capacity to manage referrals and consultation requests regarding natural resource management projects. This ROTP project was based on work that the BC Aboriginal Mentoring and Training Association (BC AMTA) had started, which is now managed by CSTC. Funding for delivery of the ROTP have come from: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) and the Strategic Partnership Initiative (SPI), TransCanada Pipelines, and BC AMTA.