Aboriginal Programs Project (The) Research Initiative
Sponsored by the Alberta Chamber of Resources (ACR), Western Economic Diversification Canada and Alberta Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development. The Alberta Chamber of Resources (ACR) initiated the Aboriginal Programs Project in 2002 as a way for its members to share the benefits of their experiences in working with Aboriginal communities. The ACR saw value in helping its members learn from the experience of other companies and organizations with respect to the types of programs and practices that have been successful, and the factors that have contributed to success.
First Nations, Métis and Inuit online resources and government programs and services.
A one-stop shop for programs, services, products, events, news, careers and other relevant information of interest to Aboriginal people. The Aboriginal Circle facilitates and supports businesses, government departments, agencies, non-profit organizations, and individual artists and entrepreneurs to promote and inform people of what they are offering to First Nation, Metis and Inuit people in Alberta and throughout Canada.
The Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada (AFOA) is the centre for excellence and innovation in Aboriginal finance and management.
Create and market a wide range of products, services and networks that help Indigenous people advance careers and organizations create inclusive workplaces that position them as employers-of-choice.
The Aboriginal Multi-Media Society is an Aboriginal communications society dedicated to serving the needs of Aboriginal people throughout Canada.Events are Aboriginal (First Nation, non-status, Métis and Inuit) and Native American they are open to people of all cultures.
The AWPA is a growing network of professional Aboriginal women who are skilled business owners, managers, program coordinators, public employees, entrepreneurs, facilitators, and students. The Association is mandated to mentor and share relevant teachings with interested Aboriginal Women of all ages, regardless of background or experience.
Assist Aboriginal youth to remain in school and be successful in achieving their educational potential and to assist their families to support their children and youth in this goal.
Develop policies, guidelines, continuing medical education sessions, and health promotion materials. Their goal is to advance Aboriginal women's health by providing the support and resources that health professionals need to deliver culturally-competent care.
The Alberta Native Friendship Centres Association (ANFCA) is a provincial, charitable organization that represents and provides support to 20 urban Aboriginal Friendship Centres located in Alberta. The mission of the ANFCA to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal people in urban areas by supporting self-determined activities that encourage: the development of human and community resources; the improvement of socio-economic and physical conditions; better understanding and relationships between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal citizens; and the enhancement of Aboriginal culture among Aboriginal people and the communities they reside in.
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is the national representative organization of the First Nations in Canada. There are over 630 First Nation's communities in Canada. The AFN Secretariat, is designed to present the views of the various First Nations through their leaders in areas such as: Aboriginal and Treaty Rights, Economic Development, Education, Languages and Literacy, Health, Housing, Social Development, Justice, Taxation, Land Claims, Environment, and a whole array of issues that are of common concern which arise from time to time.
The Buffalo Mountain Drum offers a detailed listing of all Aboriginal Leadership and Management programs offered, plus articles on current Aboriginal leadership issues.
Conducts relevant research that captures trends, best practices, and areas of opportunity for Aboriginal people and business
Resources, news, information for and about First Nations children and families
Promote FN Research Capacity, Disseminate Research Materials & Conduct Research Projects
Web-based clearinghouse and network about the early childhood development (ECD) of First Nations, Inuit and Métis children.
Distributes and creates award-winning educational Aboriginal documentary films and videos for, by and about First Nations people
Directory of the First Nations Alberta Including Treaty Areas
Listing of Canadian Native Organization
Ghost River Rediscovery Society is a non-profit organization that offers outdoor and cultural education programs based on Aboriginal traditions and values. They are recognized for our capacity to run quality programs that promote the rediscovery of tradition and the development of healthy, sustainable lifestyles among children and youth
Health Canada is working with First Nations people and Inuit to improve their health. Together with First Nations and Inuit organizations and communities, they carry out many activities aimed at helping people stay healthy, and prevent chronic and contagious diseases.
Create comic books on health and social issues for youth
Links to agencies and organizations that have an Aboriginal focus.
Advocate on behalf of and meet the needs and aspirations of Métis people in Alberta
Initiate, design and deliver culturally appropriate programs and services to address family violence and to support shelters and family violence prevention centres. Conduct research and share best practices and resources in relation to family violence in order to promote good program management. Participate in and conduct a national review of the Family Violence Prevention Program, and draft recommendations on the future direction needed.
The NCCAH is making significant strides in support of a renewed public health system that is inclusive and respectful of diverse First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. Established in 2005 by the Government of Canada, and funded through the Public Health Agency of Canada
, the NCCAH is one of six centres in the National Collaborating Centres for Public Health
program, each focusing on a different aspect of public health. Together, the centres help improve response to chronic disease and injury, infectious diseases, environmental health and health disparities.
NCSA has helped to shape social justice models and practices provincially, nationally and internationally. NCSA has now evolved into an organization that provides a great number of programs and services committed to community wellness: today the province-wide agency is divided into four regions and three residential facilities that employ over 150 staff and offer over 30 core programs.
The Nechi Training, Research and Health Promotions Institute offers specialized training to addictions counsellors working in Aboriginal communities.
Data Base -
describes existing mental health promotion, prevention and intervention programs and models for Aboriginal peoples in Canada
The Aboriginal Head Start pre-school program helps to ensure First Nations, Inuit and Métis families with children grow up healthy and reach their full potential
A non profit organization in Edmonton, Alberta and was founded to meet the needs of and create opportunities for our Indigenous People and Communities. Their belief is that by engaging them through provocative learning workshops, creative programs and sharing circles this will begin to unravel the pain and suffering they feel and move them towards making positive changes in their lives. Furthermore, RWTS recognizes the need to engage outlying Indigenous communities because they do not have access to the many programs and services offered in large urban centres such as Edmonton.
Directory of settlement agencies
Shining Mountains provides a wide range of community services for people at risk for, and who are living with HIV/AIDS and/or HCV, homelessness, domestic violence, and addictions
Spirit Keeper Youth Society addresses the escalation and growth of Aboriginal gangs.
By nurturing self-empowerment, and fostering healthy collaboration and communication the Urban Society for Aboriginal Youth (USAY) strives to enrich the lives of all urban Aboriginal youth to ensure healthy future generations
The Wicihitowin Circle of Shared Responsibility and Stewardship is a community-driven model that advocates for the needs of Edmonton’s urban Aboriginal people