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3 years 4 months
2011 /
The purpose of this policy is to establish guidelines to facilitate communications that is coordinated and consistent as well as open and responsive.
3 years 4 months
2011 /
First Nations Wildcrafters, BC is unique in the wild harvested foods sector.
3 years 4 months
2010 /
First Nations are being asked to develop tendering policies as a condition of funding related to federal funded capital projects over $100,000, excluding housing. This requirement for a competitive tendering process is intended to support public confidence in the transfer of federal funds to First Nations and in their accountability.First Nation tendering policies should address the local...
3 years 4 months
2010 / Word
Workbook to assist in planning a new business.  Forms for applying for financing with the NEDC. 
3 years 4 months
2010 /
IntroductionOne of the principal conclusions of the 2003 evaluation of the Community EconomicDevelopment Program1 is that some (but not all) economic development officers (EDOs)working on behalf of First Nation and Inuit communities need advice and information to carry out their responsibilities.To help deal with this gap, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) engaged the Institute On ...
Author(s): John Graham and Michael Bassett
3 years 4 months
2010 /
IntroductionThe Strategy on Building an Atlantic Aboriginal Economy was originally developed in 2001, based on the collective thoughts and experience of Chiefs and EconomicDevelopment Officers working at the community level of Aboriginal socio-economic development. In 2003, a review led to the recognition that only a strategy integrated amongstsectors and across communities could meet the goals...
3 years 4 months
2010 /
The Northwest Tribal Treaty Nations(NWTT) is comprised of 40 distinct First Nations from northwestern BritishColumbia. In December of 2002, the Northwest Tribal Treaty Nations concludedan Economic Measures Agreement with the Treaty Negotiations Office of the Ministry of the Attorney General of British Columbia.
3 years 4 months
2009 /
Making the Grade was commissioned by members of the Industry Council for Aboriginal Business to assist Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal business with developing and building effective relationships by drawing from the experiences of successful initiatives in British Columbia and Yukon. First Nations in British Columbia and Yukon are creating economic development infrastructure at a rate not seen...
3 years 4 months
2010 /
Integrated Asset Building Strategies for Reservation-Based Communities: A 27-Year Retrospective of First Nations Development InstituteChapters 1,2,3,4,6,& 7Educating Grassroots Practitioners, Advocating for Systemic Change, Capitalizing Indian Communities
3 years 4 months
2010 /
This report is the culmination of two years ofresearch funded by NeighborWorks America (NeighborWorks) and Stewart Title Company (Stewart Title), and we thank them for their generous support. We also acknowledge that the findings and conclusions presented in this report are those of the authors alone and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of our funders.The information contained in this...

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