Language and Band Resources

FirstVoices – Kwak’wala

FirstVoices is a suite of web-based tools and services designed to support Aboriginal people engaged in language archiving, language teaching & culture revitalization.

The FirstVoices Language Archive contains thousands of text entries in many diverse Aboriginal writing systems, enhanced with sounds, pictures and videos.

A companion set of interactive online games is designed to present the archived FirstVoices language data in creative learning activities.

Some language archives at FirstVoices are publicly accessible, while others are password protected at the request of the language community.

Kaska Language Website

This website was created to house the Kaska language materials from the Kaska language courses that are jointly sponsored by the First Nations and Endangered Languages Program (formerly First Nations Languages Program) at the University of British Columbia and the Kaska First Nations.

Yinka Déné Language Institute

The Yinka Déné Language Institute is devoted to the preservation and promotion of Yinka Dene language and culture.