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 The Canadian Off-Reserve Indian Nations, Inc.
Serving all Off-Reserve First Nations
( including the Métis& Inuit Peoples )
Residing in Canada
 
 
Canadian Off-Reserve Indian Nations, Inc. 
 
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The purpose of this corporation is : 

  • Coordinate the public, private and Aboriginal sectors 
  • Linking employers with the Aboriginal labor force. 
  • Linking Off-Reserve First Nations, Inuit and Métis institutions with employers. 
  • Relating Aboriginal training with real job opportunities. 
  • Fostering a greater role for Aboriginal communities in employment
  • Applying employment equity at all levels. 
  • Overcoming barriers based on racial and cultural factors.
  • Facilitating investments by the private sector. 
  • to preserve, share and promote the culture and history of the Off-Reserve First Nations, Inuit and Métis people and to work towards developing the potential of the Off-Reserve First Nations, Inuit and Métis community through a variety of programs.
To promote the identity and recognition of the Off-Reserve First Nations, Inuit and Métis people of Canada 
  • To promote the participation of the Off-reserve First Nations peoples in local and territorial organizations
  • To ensure that all Off-Reserve First Nations people are aware of and are assured access to their legal, social and political rights
  • To promote the history, culture and role of the Off-Reserve First Nations peoples in the development of Canada
  • To cooperate with other organizations of similar or friendly purpose .
  • To seek re-affirmation by the Government of Canada and the GNWT of the aboriginal rights of its membership
  • To promote the participation of all Off-Reserve First Nations peoples in all spheres of economic activity in Canada
  • To recognize and respect the goals and objectives of those regions that have entered into negotiations for land claims or have finalized land claims.
   Aboriginal rights are now constitutionally    guaranteed and protected .  

Political efforts to achieve enduring and satisfactory resolution of different First Nations issues are carried on by different First Nations organizations and leaders. First Nations land claim negotiations in different provinces and the Northwest Territories reflect the increasing need to establish a land base for economic growth and development. 

The future for First Nations Peoples in Canada is increasingly looking brighter. Despite a long history as Canada's "forgotten people", Off-Reserve First Nations, Inuit  and Métis communities and families are reclaiming their colorful and rich past and establishing programs and agendas to prepare for the 21st century.  

Until now, The Off-Reserve First Nations, Inuit and Métis People were not fully represented by their own Aboriginal caucus/ agency in every province


The criteria for Off-Reserve First Nations, Inuit and Métis registrations with "The Canadian Off-Reserve Indian Nations, Inc." is : 

(1)...Proof of aboriginal ancestry 

(2)...Identify yourself as First Nation, Inuit or Métis person

(3)...Accepted by a First Nation, Inuit or Métis Community . 
 

For more information:  email us at : Metis98@hotmail.com 
 

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