First Peoples’ Cultural Council to Conduct Community Consultation Sessions

The First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC) invites Aboriginal artists, collectives, and arts organizations to participate in a community consultation as part of the organization's Arts Program Review.

In addition to an upcoming online survey and select interviews, FPCC would like to communicate directly with artists, arts groups, and communities - the people the programs are intended to serve. 

Feedback on FPCC's funding programs and the support they provide to artists and communities will be sought through a number of community consultation sessions. They are also interested in hearing community perspectives about which art forms are thriving, art practices that need additional support, any challenges impacting the arts in your community, as well as community members' ideas for addressing these issues. 

Community Consultations

Prince George
Thursday, July 14
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. - Conversation with Community
1 p.m. to 3 p.m. - Grant Writing Workshop. Lunch provided. (Note: Grant Writing workshop is for Prince George session only)
Prince George Friendship Centre
1600 3rd Avenue

Vancouver
Monday, July 18
12 p.m. to 3 p.m. (Lunch provided)
Native Education College

Chilliwack
Tuesday, July 19
9 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Coffee and snacks provided)
Tzeachten First Nation Community Centre

Courtenay
Thursday, July 21
12 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Lunch provided)
Wachiay Friendship Centre Society

Victoria  
Tuesday, July 26 (Lunch provided; exact time and location TBD)

Additional sessions to be announced later in July.

All Aboriginal artists, collectives, and arts organizations are invited. Those familiar with FPCC programs are strongly encouraged to attend. Contact the FPCC to discuss possible travel assistance. 

An independent contractor, Fire Light Group, will be facilitating the conversation. Join this important conversation and share a meal. 

RSVP to Attend

RSVP for a session by emailing nicole@fpcc.ca or kyla@fpcc.ca, or by calling 250.652.5952.

About the First Peoples' Cultural Council

The First Peoples' Cultural Council is a First Nations directed agency in BC that works to support the 34 Indigenous languages, arts and cultures in the province. The Arts Program provides funding, resources and training for artists, organizations and communities. 

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