Fort Albany First Nation
Economic Development

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Description
Responsible for stimulating local economy and developing economic initiatives and opportunities for the community
  • Provides information, training and educational workshops to enhance employability skills
  • Responsible for development of plans for the use of traditional lands for community members
  • Works to access funding for band-owned business ventures
  • Provides coaching in areas such as business plan development and assistance in obtaining financial support for people wanting to start own business

Paquataskamik Project
  • Provides a community-based research and learning initiative to educate youth about the importance of traditional territory
  • Coordinates discussion groups about key land issues
  • Oversees mapping of community sites and stories related to traditional territory
  • Offers high school and university accreditation in community research methods and traditional knowledge

Summer Employment Program
  • Provides assistance in job search for summer employment for students
  • Offers use of fax machine, phone and resume writing advice
Comments
Tribal Council: Mushkegowuk Council Political Territorial Organization: Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN) Treaty #9
  • Summer Employment Program contact 705-278-1044 Ext 223
  • Paquataskamik Project Coordinator contact 705-278-1044 Ext 295
Eligibility
Members of Fort Albany First Nation
Application Process
Call for information
Fees
None
Accessibility
Not Accessible
Legal Status
(10) Local Government ; (50) Non Profit
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Copyright
211 Ontario North
Last Verified On April 18, 2018

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