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Community Organizations
National Aboriginal Organizations in Ottawa


Assembly of First Nations

The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is a national advocacy organization representing First Nation citizens in Canada, which includes more than 900,000 people living in 634 First Nation communities and in cities and towns across the country.



Assembly of Seven Generations

Assembly of Seven Generations (A7G) is a national youth led, youth driven, non-profit Indigenous founded organization.



Congress of Aboriginal Peoples

The Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) is one of five National Indigenous Representative Organizations recognized by the Government of Canada.

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Health Services

Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association

The mission of the Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association is to improve the health of Indigenous Peoples, by supporting Indigenous Nurses and by promoting the development and practice of Indigenous Health Nursing.

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Child Advocacy

First Nations Child & Family Caring Society of Canada

Using a reconciliation framework that respectfully engages First Nation and non-Aboriginal peoples, the Caring Society provides high quality resources to support First Nations communities to empower children, youth and families.



Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

The National Representational Organization Protecting and Advancing the Rights and Interests of Inuit in Canada

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Métis National Council

MNC reflects and moves forward on the desires and aspirations of these Métis governments at the national and international level.

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National Association of Friendship Centres

The NAFC was established in 1972 to represent, nationally, the growing number of Friendship Centres emerging across Canada



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, Métis and Inuit women.



Pauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada

Pauktuutit is the national representative organization of Inuit women in Canada



The Legacy of Hope

The Legacy of Hope Foundation (LHF) is a national Indigenous-led, charitable organization founded in 2000 with the goal of educating and raising awareness about the history and many legacies of the Residential School System.

Aboriginal Lodges
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