Issue Area: Indigenous Rights

Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto ALST

Aboriginal Legal Services of Toronto was established February 21, 1990. ALST was formed following a needs assessment by the Native Canadian Centre of Toronto in the mid-1980s. The Centre had been operating legal-related programs for Aboriginal people in Toronto but concluded an agency dedicated to this issue was needed.Mission Statement …

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Aboriginal Mapping Network AMN

The Aboriginal Mapping Network [AMN] was established in 1998 as a joint initiative of the Gitxsan and Ahousaht First Nations and Ecotrust Canada. The AMN now has a mandate to support aboriginal and indigenous peoples facing similar issues, such as land claims, treaty negotiations and resource development, with common tools, …

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Aboriginal People`s Program on Human Rights

To maintain a consultative framework of Inuit, M├ętis and Non-Status Indian representative organizations through which governments can address the social, economic, political and cultural issues affecting the lives of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples

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Aboriginal Rights Coalition – Atlantic ARC-A

Mission StatementARC-A works towards the transformation of the relationships between Atlantic Canadian society and Aboriginal peoples. Through education, research, advocacy, and action this regional coalition of churches, other faith bodies, and regional social justice groups works in solidarity with Aboriginal peoples. ARC-A seeks to embody the partnership by building authentic …

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Aboriginal Rights Coalition British Columbia ARC-BC

PurposeTo promote justice for the First Nations of Canada, seeking to be a partner with them in education, research and advocacy.ActivitiesSupporting the relationship of First Nations to land and ocean; promoting environmental connections (forestry, mining, offshore exploration, water pollution etc.).Organization Type * Canadian Coalition or Network of NGOs

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Aboriginal Rights Coalition Project North ARC-PN

Project North was initiated by national Christian churches in Canada in September 1975 in response to the mega-development projects taking place in northern Canada.Objectives: ARC works towards the transformation of the relationship between Canadian society and Aboriginal peoples. Through eduction, research, advocacy and action, this coalition of national churches, faith …

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Abra Guimpong Association AGAS

AGAS is an indigenous organization re-organized in 1986 from the original Abra Cultural Minorities Association (ACMA). In a general assembly on Dec. 8, 1986, a new set of by-laws and officers were drawn up and elected by the bodyOBJECTIVES 1. To serve as a forum for the tribals (Tingguians or …

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ABYA YALA – Ecuador

Abya-Yala is a private institution without aims of profit with 25 years of work in the Latin American indigenous scope.It began its activities in 1975 and was officially approved byMinisterial Agreement number 602 of May 15, 1986.Its purposes are:To rescue, to document and to spread the cultural values of the …

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Access & Equity Centre

Centre is responsible for the advancement Anti racism, Multiculturalism, advocacy on immigrant and refugees iesues, monitoring hate crimes and hate activities, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered issues, disability issues, Aboriginal issues

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