Resource Library

10 years 1 month
Topic Spotlight
2013 / PDF
These six documents cover comprehensive community planning, sustainable community planning and related activities to these planning approaches. Communities can use these resources to examine the Tlowitsis Nation's approach to community planning and gain knowledge that will inform the development of their own comprehensive and sustainable community planning.
Resource Producer: Tlowitsis Nation
8 years 5 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
9 years 11 months
Topic Spotlight
2010 /
This document is a template for creating a Policy.Note: In developing policy, it is prudent to put a DRAFT watermark on any policy that is not approved. The Issue Date in the Footer Section of this document is the date of the APPROVAL of the Policy and the Current Version Date is the date of the latest amendment; these fields should be left blank when in draft stage. The document title should...
Resource Producer: Ktunaxa Nation Council
10 years 1 week
Topic Spotlight
2018 / Website
JAM: The Journal of Aboriginal Management is geared towards all Aboriginal peoples across Canada who are interested in the finance and management fields. JAM is the first and only professional journal specifically for Aboriginal management professionals.To access the most recent issues, as well as back issues, please follow the link below:Journal of Aboriginal Management (JAM)
Resource Producer: Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada
Author(s): Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada
10 years 2 weeks
Topic Spotlight
2011 / PDF
Providing a Long-Term ‘Map’ for Organizational Effectiveness - First Nations Development Institute (2004). USA:FNDI. - Overview of suggested standards for financial management, resource generation, human capacity, governance, evaluation and measurement and strategic planning. Note: pagination intended for document to be folded into booklet form.
10 years 2 weeks
Topic Spotlight
2011 /
Governance Capacity Planning Tool, A Step-by-Step Approach to Planning, AANDC, 2011,
10 years 2 weeks
Topic Spotlight
2009 /
1. The [X] First Nation requires a written request from the proponent for ____ ____ consent and support to a project or when a Crown agency refers a project for consultation purposes to begin engagement and to trigger policy direction. 2. The [X] First Nation will identify authorized representative(s) to respond in writing within a reasonable time to any request or referral. In addition the...
10 years 2 months
Topic Spotlight
2010 / Word
This is a template for a policy on sharing documents.  Its purpose is to facilitate the exchange of information between two First Nation communities. Using this template ensure that it will be done in a way that is responsible and facilitates the continuation of both communities ability to participate in their negotiation.This Policy also establishes rules to govern the collection, the use and...
Resource Producer: Upper Nicola Indian Band
7 years 9 months
2015 / PDF, Word
The Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council Housing Policy Toolkit Project is a capacity development initiative of the Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council (NmTC) that is national in scope.Toolkit 2.0 is intended to provide a comprehensive, flexible, user-friendly and non-prescriptive discussion and policy framework that First Nations can adapt to their specific rental and rent-to-own housing policy requirements...
Resource Producer: Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council
Author(s): Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council
9 years 7 months
2012 /
Materials you will find in the shared documents:1. Introduction2. Mining Protocol developed by Bull, Housser and Tupper LLP3. Agreements drafted by Bull, Housser and Tupper LLPa. Memorandum of Understanding b. Engagement Agreement c. Traditional Knowledge Protocol d. Socio-Economic Participation Agreement4. Related Presentations by Bull, Housser and Tupper LLPa. First Nations Self-Government: A...
Resource Producer: First Nations Energy and Mining Council (FNEMC)