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FNEF Language Revitalization Pole to remain in Port Alberni in response to increasing calls from the community

November 5, 2019, Vancouver, B.C. – The First Nations Education Foundation (FNEF) announced today that they have agreed to keep the FNEF Language Revitalization Pole in Port Alberni in response to increasing community calls for it to remain in the city. The carving phase of the project is approaching completion and the next phase, in […]

Special Visitors Bring Strength and a Blessing to the FNEF Language Revitalization Pole Carving Team

“… the spiritual connection – that cord – can go a long way and reach and travel…. If spiritual support is there, that’s the strength that we needed at this time to move forward and that changed everything.” – Master Carver Tim Paul –  September 16, 2019, Vancouver, B.C. – Master Carver Tim Paul, and the […]

First Nations Education Foundation invites Canadians to help “Raise the Pole”

Language Revitalization Pole carving “suspended” due to current funding gap: Group issues urgent appeal “… we’re hoping Canadians, and Canadian corporations, will answer the call to “Raise the Pole” and help us raise the $50,000 we need to get us through the summer to the point in the fall where further funding will hopefully be […]

First Nations Education Foundation (FNEF) releases new video entitled “Victory Song” chronicling recent work on the Language Revitalization Pole

“This great cedar is about 800 years old; before this town even existed. But when this was a seedling, our creator knows the destinies of everything that exists on this earth, and he knew what this was going to be for, way before it even started growing.” – Harry Lucas, Nuu-chah-nulth language-speaker and Elder – April […]