FirstVoices Knowledge Base



Welcome to the FirstVoices Knowledge Base. Here you'll find information about how to use FirstVoices and tips for working on a language team.

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Find information about new features, additions, and bug fixes on the FirstVoices Updates Blog!


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About FirstVoices

  • Find information about FirstVoices, language preservation, and how the projects work.

  • Learn about copyright and privacy relating to language content on FirstVoices.


Using FirstVoices Keyboards

  • Learn how to find and install language keyboards maintained by FirstVoices.

Working on

  • Learn how to use as a language team.

  • Learn how to edit and upload entries and language content onto FirstVoices.

Working on Language Technology Projects

  • Learn how to collect language content and recordings by working in your community.

Take Language Technology Program Training

  • Take the FirstVoices language team training curriculum.

Developing with FirstVoices

  • Develop your own FirstVoices tools.



Contact Us!

For any questions about FirstVoices, including technical support, feel free to contact us:

Team Email:
FPCC Office: (250) 652-5952

For questions about a Language Technology Program grant, reach out to:

Team Email:

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If you have questions about any of the updates listed below, or have ideas for ways to improve FirstVoices, please contact us at: Chromebook extension will no longer be available July 15, 2024: We updated this section to add the no-install and Keyman Bookmarklet options. In mid-July 2024, the FirstVoices Keyboards Chromebook extension will stop being available from the Chrome web store. If you are still using the Chromebook extension,…