Resource Library

5 years 11 months
2010 /
For as many as 160 of the 200 First Nations communities in BC, the forestry business offers the main option for economic development in the foreseeable future.
5 years 11 months
2011 /
Presentation on the Tahltan perspective on strategic planning and how to benefit from major projects. 
5 years 11 months
2010 /
As First Nations communities focus on Nation Building, the science of branding can help. Branding is a tool to explain who we are, and what our vision is for the future. If we don’t control our national brands, people will invent stories, and they may not be true. But, if we have a brand plan, it can change for the better what non-Aboriginal people think of us, and make cooperation easier. It can...
Author(s): Braun/ Allison - Creative Services for Marketing
5 years 11 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
5 years 11 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...
5 years 11 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.
5 years 11 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
5 years 11 months
2010 /
BC First Nations communities have relied on the lands, waters and resources in their traditional territories, as the primary economic driver for thousands of years. Today, many of the natural resources are rapidly depleting due to climate change, pollution, urbanization, natural and/or man-made disasters (i.e. mountain pine beetle infestation, oil spills). There are opportunities for First...
5 years 11 months
2010 /
Journey to Success is the result of the attention paid to the needs of Aboriginal women entrepreneurs by federal, provincial, territorial and Aboriginal leaders through the FPTA Forum working to strengthen Aboriginal participation in the economy.The Guide reflects input from Aboriginal women across the country, individual entrepreneurs and representatives of Aboriginal women's organizations.
5 years 11 months
2010 /
This report provides an overview and analysis of Aboriginal access to capital issues witha particular focus on Western and Northern Canada.The report is divided into twosections: the first section is descriptive, providing an overview of access to capital issuesand barriers and presenting a conceptual framework to help inform policy analysis and development.The second section is more prescriptive...

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