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Indigenous Innovators: Dylan and Tyson LaRocque
Alumni, Dylan and Tyson speak about utilizing technology as a tool and their learning journey so far.
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Indigenous Innovator: Ryan Voght
This is the second edition of our new Indigenous Innovator Series where First Nations Technology Council alumni tell their stories about how digital skills have made a positive impact in […]
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New Course To Help Individuals Working at Tech Companies Engage in Meaningful Truth & Reconciliation
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil Waututh)/Vancouver, B.C.) – The First Nations Technology Council (“Technology Council”), an Indigenous-led, innovative non-profit mandated by First Nations leadership in […]
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Indigenous Innovator: Cody Moore
This is the first edition of our new Indigenous Innovator series where First Nations Technology Council alumni tell their stories about how digital skills have made a positive impact in […]
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The First Nations Technology Council Welcomes New CEO
Natiea Vinson to lead the organization as it scales up to continue delivering unique digital skills programming for Indigenous people in BC, realizing digital equity, and transforming the tech ecosystem. […]
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Groundbreaking Study will Increase Indigenous Leadership in Technology Across B.C.
The First Nations Technology Council is excited to announce that the Indigenous Leadership in Technology: Understanding Access and Opportunities in BC Report (ILIT) is now available.  This report, which is the culmination […]
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Celebrating over 10 years of Denise Williams’ leadership at the First Nations Technology Council
After over a decade of outstanding leadership at the First Nations Technology Council, CEO, Denise Williams, is moving on from her role with the organization in the fall of 2022. […]
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Why The Time For Indigenous-led Innovation In Tech Is Now, And How To Support It
Since time immemorial, our peoples have used and advanced various types of technology to communicate with each other, access information, and care for our communities and the environment. In today’s […]
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How you can support Digital Skills Training in British Columbia
Currently, only 1.2% of the Information Communications Technology (ICT) sector’s employees identify as Indigenous in what is currently called Canada; however, Indigenous Peoples make up 4.9% of the national population. […]
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First Nations Technology Council Launches Digital Skills Bursary Fund for Indigenous Learners
Today, The First Nations Technology Council launched the Digital Skills Bursary Fund designed to help Indigenous learners and innovators access digital skills training opportunities that will increase participation and leadership […]
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First Nations Technology Council Co-Creating Strategy to Achieve Digital Equity for Indigenous Peoples
The First Nations Technology Council has launched work on a Strategy to achieve digital equity for all Indigenous Peoples. “I am so pleased to announce that after a decade of effort […]
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First Nations Technology Council Advancing Reconciliation By Decolonizing Corporate Systems
The First Nations Technology Council has launched a new project to advance reconciliation by decolonizing corporate systems and transforming the innovation, technology, and technology-enabled sectors both provincially and nationally.   “The […]
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