Aboriginal Links in Nova Scotia

Tripartite Forum - The Mi'kmaq-Nova Scotia-Canada Tripartite Forum was formed in 1997 as a partnership between the Nova Scotia Mi'kmaq, the Province of Nova Scotia and the Government of Canada, to strengthen relationships and to resolve issues of mutual concern affecting Mi'kmaw communities.

Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq - The CMM is a Tribal Council incorporated in 1986 to proactively promote and assist Mi'kmaw communities' initiatives toward self determination and enhancement of community.

Union of Nova Scotia Indians - The Union of Nova Scotia Indians is a tribal organization that came into existence to provide a unified political voice for the Mi'kmaq people of the province.

Native Council of Nova Scotia - The Self-Governing Authority for the large community of Mi'kmaq/Aboriginal Peoples Residing Off-Reserve in Nova Scotia throughout traditional Mi'kmaq Territory

Mi'kmaq Rights Initiative - The Mi'kmaq Rights Initiative is the negotiations between the Mi'kmaq of Nova Scotia, the Province of Nova Scotia and the Government of Canada.

Atlantic Canada's First Nation Help Desk

Nova Scotia Native Women's Association - NSNWA purpose is to assist Aboriginal women to contribute ideas and skills to the social, culturally and economic development of the Mi’kmaq society.

Unama'ki Economic Benefits Office - The Unama’ki communities (pronounced Una Mauki) have joined forces to open the Unama’ki Economic Benefits Office in Membertou First Nation and is mandated to maximize economic benefits from major construction projects happening on the Island.

Unama'ki Institute of Natural Resources - UINR represents the five Mi’kmaq communities of Unama’ki and was formed to address First Nation's concerns regarding natural resources and their sustainability.

Mi'kmaw Kina'matnewey - Representing ten Mi'kmaw communities in Nova Scotia, Mi'kmaw Kina'matnewey serves as their collective voice for education.

Atlantic Policy Congress - Federally Incorporated in 1995, APC Secretariat is a Policy Research and Advocacy Secretariat for 33 Mi’kmaq and Maliseet and Passamaquoddy Chiefs, Nations, and Communities in Eastern Canada.

First Nations
Acadia First Nation
Annapolis Valley First Nation
Bear River First Nation
Chapel Island First Nation
Eskasoni First Nation
Glooscap First Nation
Indian Brook First Nation
Membertou First Nation
Millbrook First Nation
Paq'tnkek First Nation
Pictou Landing First Nation
Wagmatcook First Nation
We'koqma'q First Nation

National Aboriginal Links

Aboriginal Canada Portal - The Aboriginal Canada Portal is your single window to First Nations, Métis and Inuit online resources and government programs and services.

Assembly of First Nations - The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is the national organization representing First Nations citizens in Canada.

Metis National Council - Since 1983, the MNC has represented the Métis Nation nationally and internationally.

Congress of Aboriginal Peoples -The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples represents the rights and interests of off-reserve Aboriginal people in Canada.

Inuit Tapirisat Kanatami - Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) is the national Inuit organization in Canada, representing four Inuit regions – Nunatsiavut (Labrador), Nunavik (northern Quebec), Nunavut, and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in the Northwest Territories.

Native Women's Association of Canada - The Native Women's Association of Canada (NWAC) is founded on the collective goal to enhance, promote, and foster the social, economic, cultural and political well-being of First Nations and Métis women within First Nation, Métis and Canadian societies.

National Association of Friendship Centre - The National Association of Friendship Centres acts as a central unifying body for the Friendship Centre Movement: to promote and advocate the concerns of Aboriginal Peoples: and, represents the needs of local Friendship Centres across the country to the federal government and to the public in general.

National Centre for First Nations Governance - The National Centre for First Nations Governance (NCFNG) is an innovative service and research organization offering an important set of nation re-building services to First Nations from the Atlantic to the Pacific.

The National Aboriginal Achievement Foundation - A nationally registered non-profit organization dedicated to raising funds to deliver programs that provide the tools necessary for Aboriginal peoples, especially youth to achieve their potential.