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Aboriginal Peoples

Aboriginal Business Directory Federal Government The Aboriginal Business Directory includes all firms that have registered as an Aboriginal firm. 
Aboriginal Canada Portal Federal Government The Aboriginal Canada Portal is your single window to First Nations, Métis and Inuit online resources and government programs and services.
Aboriginal Student Assistance The Student Bursary Program of the First Citizens' Fund provides financial assistance to Aboriginal students enrolled in post-secondary education programs. 
British Columbia Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres Umbrella association for many Aboriginal Friendship Centres throughout British Columbia.  The mandate is to aid urban Aboriginals by offering a wide variety of programs.
Canada's Food Guide for First Nations, Inuit and Metis Federal Government A national food guide has been created which reflects the values, traditions and food choices of First Nations, Inuit and Métis.

This new tailored food guide includes both traditional foods and store-bought foods that are generally available, affordable and accessible across Canada and provides unique images and content.
First Citizens Fund The First Citizens Fund is available for cultural, educational and economic development for Aboriginal people in British Columbia.
Health Canada – First Nations, Inuit and Aboriginal Health Federal Government Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health. 
Indian Registry System (IRS) / Certificate of Indian Status (CIS) Federal Government This service supports the following business functions:
  • Register eligible First Nations (FN) individuals as Registered Indians under the Indian Act in the Indian Registry;
  • Record life events (e.g., birth, death, marriage, adoption, etc.) in the Indian Registry;
  • Issue Certificates of Indian Status (Status Cards) to identify FN persons as eligible for services and benefits that are specifically designed for Registered Indians;
  • Renew or replace Certificates of Indian Status.

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