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5 years 1 week
2012 / Video
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance
5 years 1 week
2012 / Video
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance
5 years 1 week
2012 / Video
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance
5 years 1 week
2011 / Video
Membertou leaders explain how a high level of accountability to citizens and partners has been key to success in governance and business.
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance
5 years 1 week
2011 / Video
"We do have pride in ourselves." Miawpukek citizens talk about the importance of engaging citizens to overcome challenges and build a strong community.  
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance
5 years 1 week
2013 /
How does change start and how is it sustained? Community members and leaders have to be ready for change, understand what it means, and be fully prepared to support it.
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance
Found in: Governance | Initiatives
5 years 1 week
2007 / PDF
For thousands of years, the aboriginal people of what is now Canada organized themselves as sovereign nations, with what was essentially governmental jurisdiction over their lands, including property rights.Those rights — of governance and property — were trampled in the stampede of European settlement, colonization and commercial interests. But they were never lost or extinguished.
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): Kent McNeil
5 years 1 week
2011 /
Squiala First Nation is located within the boundaries of the City of Chilliwack, B.C. in the central Fraser Valley east of Vancouver. The connection of Evans Road to Ashwell through Squiala lands has been an issue of ongoing discussions between the City of Chilliwack and Squiala First Nation. In response to the roads project – and Squiala’s work to develop financial and governance policies and...
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance (981)
5 years 1 week
2008 / PDF
The Indian Act is no longer an uncontestable part of the Aboriginal landscape in Canada. For decades, this controversial and intrusive piece of federal legislation governed almost all aspects of Aboriginal life, from the nature of band governance and land tenure systems to restrictions on Aboriginal cultural practices. Most critically, the Indian Act defines the qualifications for being a “status...
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): Ken Coates
5 years 1 week
2013 / Website
These five pillars of effective governance blend the traditional values of our respective Nations with the modern realities of self-governance. NCFNG uses the principles behind these five pillars to develop and deliver tools and services to assist in rebuilding First Nations. The Centre believes that all First Nations have the ability to enact all or some of these principles no matter where they...
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): National Centre for First Nations Governance

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