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Colonization and Community: Implications for First Nations Development [Community Development Journal, CDJ]

Publisher: 
Community Development Journal (CDJ)
Year of publication: 
1992

"First Nations' communities have been a major focus for the long history of colonial action in Canada. The results have been disastrous for Native cultural, identity and pride. Four major community institutions – political, economic, religious and educational and the family – have been devastated.

Aboriginal Women and Community Development: Consistency Across Time [Collections Canada]

Publisher: 
Collections Canada
Year of publication: 
1998

"This study examines the consistencies between traditional and contemporary roles and responsibilities of Aboriginal women within the context of family and community development. The research sources for this work includes using: the Medicine Wheel teachings; reviewing relevant literature; and conducting personal interviews with Aboriginal women. "

Sovereignty, Good Governance and First Nations Human Resourcess: Capacity Challenges [National Center for First Nation Governance, NCFNG]

Publisher: 
National Center for First Nation Governance (NCFNG)
Year of publication: 
2008

"This paper will focus on the human resources challenges that face First Nations communities and their governments in rebuilding their capacity for good governance and in meeting their sovereign obligations. The vision that First Nations people see where they are self-sufficient, autonomous and significant contributors to society requires a paradigm shift for the federal government in its Indian policy.

Five Pillars of Effective Governance [National Center for First Nation Governance, NCFNG]

Publisher: 
National Center for First Nation Governance (NCFNG)
Year of publication: 
2012

"Five Pillars of Effective Governance is now available as a PDF booklet and can be viewed at fngovernance.org/pillars. Learn about The People, The Land, Laws & Jurisdiction, Institutions, Resources – pillars for developing effective, independent First Nations governance. The booklet introduces a key set of principles that helps to blend traditional values with the modern realities of self-governance. These principles, developed in think tanks and dialogue with indigenous governance experts, form the foundation for NCFNG’s philosophy and services. "

Rebuilding First Nations: Tools, Traditions and Relationships [Simon Fraser University, SFU]

Publisher: 
Simon Fraser University (SFU)
Year of publication: 
2002

The tools, traditions and relationships that it takes to re-build First Nations, to realize good governance, were the three key elements discussed at the Aboriginal Financial Management Association of B.C.- INAC conference on Governance and Accountability, held in Vancouver, June 10-11, 2002.

American Eel [Gespe'gewqag Mi'gmaq Resource Council, GMRC]

Publisher: 
Gespe'gewqag Mi'gmaq Resource Council (GMRC)
Year of publication: 
2007

"The purpose of this research is to identify and assess traditional overwintering/fishing grounds of the American Eel on three First Nation communities of Listuguj, Eel River Bar, and Pabineau"

First Annual Report 2008 [Gespe'gewqag Mi'gmaq Resource Council, GMRC]

Publisher: 
Gespe'gewqag Mi'gmaq Resource Council (GMRC)
Year of publication: 
2008

"The Organization provides services in the area of natural resource and oceans management. Its core services are aquatic and resource oceans management under the Aboriginal Aquatic Resource Oceans Management Program (AAROM). The Organization is committed in providing First Nation communities with the highest quality of service available."

2009 Annual Report [Gespe'gewqag Mi'gmaq Resource Council, GMRC]

Publisher: 
Gespe'gewqag Mi'gmaq Resource Council (GMRC)
Year of publication: 
2009

"The Gespe’gewaq Mi’gmaq Resource Council is committed to conducting business in an economically, socially and sustainable manner while recognizing the interests of stakeholders, community members, employees, partners, and society at large."

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