Aboriginal Organizations

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

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

Inuit Circumpolar Conference

The Inuit Circumpolar Conference is an international non-governmental organization representing the Inuit of Greenland, Canada, Alaska, and Chukotka (Russia). This site discusses, among other topics,environmental and sustainable development issues, international development and trade, communications, cultural and social issues, and human rights.


Inuit Tapirisat of Canada

Since its establishment in 1971, ITC as the national voice for the Inuit of Canada has broadened its aims and objectives in response to the changing social, economic and political challenges facing Inuit. It has done so in a manner that reflects the emerging relationship between Inuit and the rest of Canada and between ITC and the four Inuit regional organizations.


Aboriginal Multi-Media Society

The Aboriginal Multi-Media Society is an independent Aboriginal communications organization committed to facilitating the exchange of information reflecting Aboriginal culture to a growing and diverse audience. AMMSA is dedicated to providing objective, mature and balanced coverage of news, information and entertainment relevant to Aboriginal issues and peoples while maintaining profound respect for the values, principles and traditions of Aboriginal people.