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4 years 8 months
Topic Spotlight
2015 / PDF
FNM is a product developed by Abenaki Associates. FNM offers a variety of modules covering a wide range of band management areas.To learn more about the First Nations Technology Council and the First Nations in BC Knowledge Network visit our websites here:http://www.technologycouncil.ca/http://fnbc.info/
Resource Producer: First Nations Technology Council
Author(s): First Nations Technology Council
4 years 8 months
Topic Spotlight
2015 / PDF
AIS is developed, sold and supported by Advanced Data Systems Ltd., a 35-year software development company based in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Over 150 First Nations communities across Canada use one or more AIS modules.To learn more about the First Nations Technology Council and the First Nations in BC Knowledge Network visit our websites here:http://www.technologycouncil.ca/http://fnbc.info/
Resource Producer: First Nations Technology Council
Author(s): First Nation Technology Council
4 years 8 months
Topic Spotlight
2015 / PDF
Ferrus Computer Services is based out of Saskatchewan and has been developing software and working with First Nation administrations for over 20 years. ASAP computer programs are designed and tailored to meet the needs of band administrations, auditors and AANDC personnel. They provide a complete Band Administrations Management Suite which is able to be tailored to fit the needs of First Nations...
Resource Producer: First Nations Technology Council
Author(s): First Nation Technology Council
Found in: Connectivity | Operations
4 years 8 months
Topic Spotlight
2015 / PDF
The current needs and abilities of your community are important to consider when choosing an IM system. Two factors identified for successful uploading of Information Management solutions are planning and time management.
Resource Producer: First Nations Technology Council
Author(s): First Nation Technology Council
4 years 8 months
Topic Spotlight
2015 / PDF
This resource contains a comparative outline of various Internet connectivity options. It is an overview of the capabilities and infrastructure provided by each technology.To learn more about the First Nations Technology Council and the First Nations in BC Knowledge Network visit our websites here:http://www.technologycouncil.ca/http://fnbc.info/
Resource Producer: First Nations Technology Council
Author(s): First Nation Technology Council
Found in: Connectivity | Operations
4 years 8 months
Topic Spotlight
2015 / PDF
The Internet is delivered to communities through a number of technologies including, phone lines, cable, satellite and fibre optics. There are a number of major network and service providers working with First Nations throughout BC and each provider offers different connectivity solutions. Below are a list of service providers who can help bring connectivity from the Backbone to the Last Mile.
Resource Producer: First Nations Technology Council
Author(s): First Nations Technology Council
4 years 8 months
Topic Spotlight
2015 / PDF
The Internet and Internet usage patterns have grown and are continuing to grow. Expectations of speed and reliability have increased along with high bandwidth usage patterns such as video conferencing, video streaming and cloud operations. These patterns have increased the need for higher Internet connections speeds.These charts provide an outline for today’s usage habits/needs by outlining the...
Resource Producer: First Nations Technology Council
Author(s): First Nations Technology Council
Found in: Connectivity | Operations
4 years 8 months
Topic Spotlight
2015 /
Using what we have learned so far, the First Nations Tech Council have started a Getting Started Checklist to inform communities building connectivity. This check list is meant to be responsive to experience and we will update it to incorporate new information and ideas. We encourage Knowledge Network community members to share their thoughts in the survey linked at the bottom of the page.Here is...
Resource Producer: First Nations Technology Council
Author(s): First Nation Technology Council
Found in: Connectivity | Operations
4 years 11 months
Topic Spotlight
2007 / PDF
Few people are satisfied with the Indian Act, but no one will deny its importance. For the individuals to whom it applies, the Act is a basic and specific constitutional document. It defines their rights and entitlements, their citizenship and their relationship to the federal and provincial governments. It provides the mechanisms that include or exclude them from membership in a Band. For First...
Resource Producer: National Centre for First Nations Governance
Author(s): Frances Abele
4 years 11 months
Topic Spotlight
2011 / PDF
Across Canada, rural and remote First Nations face a significant 'digital divide'. As self-determining autonomous nations in Canada, these communities are building broadband systems to deliver public services to their members and residents. To address this challenge, First Nations are working towards a variety of innovative, locally driven broadband development initiatives. This paper contributes...
Author(s): Rob McMahon Mr., Simon Fraser University; Susan O'Donnell Dr., University of New Brunswick; Richard Smith Dr., Simon Fraser University; Brian Walmark, Keewaytinook Okimakanak Research Institute (KORI); Brian Beaton, Keewaytinook Okimakanak Kuhkenah Netwo
Found in: Connectivity | Operations

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