Resource Library

7 years 3 months
2004 / PDF
The document that is before you is the result of the work of countless people. Many First Nation or Aboriginal individuals and organizations have worked tirelessly to advance mechanisms for the recognition and protection of Aboriginal rights and title in Canada generally, and First Nation participation in environmental assessment specifically.
Author(s): First Nations Environmental Assessment Technical Working Group
7 years 5 months
2011 / PDF
This handbook is a tool to help you help yourself. The purpose of sharing the handbook is to provide you (the reader) with information, tools, and resources to help you make informed decisions about your relationship with money.As our elders have taught us, when we are learning, it is important to look at the past, present, and future. We need to acknowledge our past and understand how it...
Resource Producer: Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of BC
Author(s): Nene Kraneveldt
7 years 6 months
2011 / Word
These resourses provide templates for the following:Sample Community Planning Contract Agreement – INAC 2010Hiring a Planning Consultant – INAC 2010Sample Matrix for Evaluating Consultant RFP Submissions – INAC 2010Sample Expression of Interest for Community Planning Services – INAC 2010Sample Request for Proposals (RFP) – INAC 2010
Resource Producer: Comprehensive Community Planning
2 years 1 month
2019 /
This plan provides action items to ensure that the succession planning process is communicated effectively to Esquimalt community members. It also contains a tool kit to assist in the identification of potential position vacancies within the community, recruitment and staffing needs, and challenges in the near future. 
5 years 5 months
2014 / MP3 Audio
The Nakwaxda’xw and Gwa’sala people were forcibly removed from their homelands in 1964. Now a new film by Lisa Jackson tells the story of their relocation and of their fight to return. The film contains archival scenes of Blunden Harbour shot by Edward Curtis, candid interviews with elders and footage from a recent journey back tothe ancestral village. Colleen and Jessie...
Author(s): Redeye Collective
5 years 5 months
2015 / MP3 Audio
Glen Coulthard’s book is for the generation of First Nations activists who want to change things entirely. Coulthard tackles current Indigenous-settler relations in Canada, drawing on Marx and Fanon. The book had its Vancouver launch at SFU Woodwards last month. Glen Coulthard invited four scholars and activists to share their thoughts on the book.  The book...
Author(s): Redeye Collective
5 years 7 months
2015 / PDF
The purpose of this guide is to help you through the journey of negotiating a municipal service agreement. It will tell you how to prepare for the journey, the places that will be visited along the way, and ways of overcoming some of the challenges that you may encounter.
Resource Producer: Naut’sa mawt Tribal Council
5 years 11 months
2015 / PDF
This document contains the reflections and intentions of four First Nations who have been actively engaged in the clean energy industry for much of the past ten years.
Author(s): Klahoose First Nation, shíshálh (Sechelt) Nation, Sliammon First Nation, Sts'ailes First Nation
5 years 12 months
2015 / PDF
With US shale gas dominating the headlines of the energy media for the past several years, Canadian gas has been somewhat overshadowed. While gas industry followers outside North America may have been aware of the reduction in Canadian gas exports to the US, they will likely have missed the complex interaction of lower cost US shale invading regional Canadian markets formerly domestically...
Author(s): Ieda Gomes
6 years 2 weeks
2015 / PDF
Kwiakah First Nation (KFN) - represented by its development corporation Saaiyouck - worked with EcoFish Research and Discovery Island Tourism Inc. (DIT) on the development of a Phillips Watershed and Estuary Marine Evaluation Report and the presentation of the research results in negotiations with the BC provincial government and industry stakeholders in Phillips Arm.
Resource Producer: Kwiakah First Nation