Today, technology weaves through nearly every aspect of our lives from work to education; culture and health; environmental stewardship; rights implementation; and more. Since time immemorial, our peoples have used and advanced technology, but colonialism, and the systemic barriers it creates, excluded us from equitably participating and leading in the evolution of current technology. That’s why we’re working to weave Indigenous knowledge, culture, and ways of being into technology.
Established in 2002, we are an Indigenous-led non-profit serving all First Nations across BC. Our organization is guided by a board of directors who represent First Nations throughout the province. Our work is led by a team of Indigenous professionals and aspiring allies who specialize in education, engagement, thought and policy leadership, and research.
The First Nations Leadership Council, which consists of the BC Assembly of First Nations, the First Nations Summit, and the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, has given us four mandates:
The footer and background artwork on this site was created by Jamin Zuroski, an award-winning artist, teacher, and consultant residing in Victoria B.C. Jamin holds mixed ancestry from Ukrainian and Polish on his father’s side and Namgis First Nation on his mother’s side. For the past 26 years, Jamin has practiced and worked with a variety of artists, community members, organizations, businesses, schools, Friendship Centres and government on a variety of projects, initiatives, workshops, events and conferences.