Aboriginal Organizations

Links to organizations of Aboriginal peoples. These links will take you to groups that have been initiated from within an aboriginal community.

Nunavut Planning Commission

The NPC is one of the new organizations resulting from the 1993 Nunavut land claim settlement. The NPC will work with government to establish broad planning policies, objectives and goals for the Nunavut Settlement Area and it will develop land use plans that guide resource use and development in the region. Inuit organizations and the governments of Canada and the Northwest Territories nominate members of the NPC. They are accountable to the people of Nunavut for their actions.

This site contains several databases relating to the Nunavut environment. Two interactive GIS maps are i

Treaty 7 Tribal Council

The Treaty 7 Tribal Council Home Page. Contains detailed information on Treaty 7 (1877) and the current activities of the Council. This organization was Canada’s first First Nations internet provider.

http://www.treaty7.org/

The Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs

UBCIC has an extensive web site featuring their research department, publications, conferences, suggest links, general information on events in First Nation communities and much, much more. This site is a great resource!

http://www.ubcic.bc.ca/

Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (CANDO)

Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (CANDO), is Aboriginal-controlled, community-based and membership driven, and is directed by a national regionally represented volunteer board of elected EDOs representing region of Canada.

Economic Development Officers (EDOs) need to be thoroughly trained; highly skilled and committed to building economic capacity in order to provide professional support and technical advice to their communities and organizations. CANDO is unique because it is the only national organization that focuses on education and professional develo