The First Nations Confederacy of Cultural Education Centres (FNCCEC) is a non-profit national organization comprising of over fifty Cultural Education Centres which are located in every part of the country and represents the language and cultural diversity among First Nations.
The FNCCEC was established in 1972, born out of Indian Control of Indian Education. The FNCCEC is represented by a national Board of Governors with the board members duly appointed by their respective regions and territory. Cultural Education Centres are grassroots-driven. They are fundamental in developing and delivering language and cultural programs to their respective communities.
Our unified voice leads in the promotion, protection, revitalization and maintenance of First Nations languages, cultures and traditions as given by the Creator.
It is the vision of the First Nations Confederacy of Cultural Education Centres that we work collectively for the development of culturally and linguistically self-sustaining First Nation communities. Our mission is to advocate on behalf of our members, while creating awareness on the vitality of promoting, protecting and preserving our First Nations Languages and Culture”
The FNCCEC’s expertise include language immersion, curriculum development, teachers training, historical archiving, curatorship, cross cultural awareness, networking, multimedia technology, and the collection and archiving of oral histories.