Interest Groups

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
Your window to on-line resources, contacts, information, and government programs and services.

Contact Page
Tel: 1-800-567-9604


Aboriginal Educational Resources Database
A project at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education/University of Toronto. The first category, Journals, is primarily for scholarly publications. The second category, Magazines, includes all other periodicals.

Aboriginal Educational Resources Database
c\o Ontario Institute for Studies in Education / University of Toronto
AE/CD/CP Dept. 7th floor,
252 Bloor Street West,
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1V6
Tel: 416.923.6641


Aboriginal Peoples Television Network
APTN - Aboriginal Peoples Television Network is the first national Aboriginal television network in the world with programming by, for and about Aboriginal Peoples, to share with all Canadians as well as viewers around the world.

Headquartered in Winnipeg, Manitoba, APTN offers an unprecedented opportunity for Aboriginal producers, directors, actors, writers and media professionals to create innovative, reflective and relevant programming for Canadian viewers. 70% of APTN programming originates in Canada, with 55% of the programs broadcast in English, 15% in French and 30% in a variety of Aboriginal languages.

APTN Winnipeg Head Office
339 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba
R3B 2C3

Tel: 204-947-9331
Toll-free: 1-888-278-8862 ext.358
TTY: 1-866-371-7659


Assembly of First Nations (AFN)
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is the national organization representing First Nations citizens in Canada. The AFN represents all citizens regardless of age, gender or place of residence.

Trebla Building
473 Albert Street
Ottawa, ON K1R 5B4
Tel: 613-241-6789
Toll-Free: 1-866-869-6789


Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs
The AMC Chiefs are proud of our success as we work together to promote and preserve our inherent aboriginal & treaty rights while we strive to improve the quality of life of the First Nation citizens in Manitoba.

P.O. Box 277
Portage La Prairie, MB   R1N 3B5
Long Plain First Nation
5000 Crescent Road West
Toll Free Number: 1(866) 331-9561


Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources (CIER)
CIER, the Centre for Indigenous Environmental Resources, is a national First Nation-directed environmental non-profit organisation.
We offer research, technical services and education & training services to Indigenous communities, governments and private companies in four inter-related topic areas: forests, climate change, water, and sustainability.
Tel:  (204) 956-0660


Manitoba Association of Friendship Centres
The Manitoba Association of Friendship Centres (MAC) was established in 1971 as a non-profit body to represent the concerns of the growing number of Friendship Centres in Manitoba.

Our Offices are located in downtown Winnipeg:
102-150 Henry Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 2J4
Tel: (204)942-6299


Manitoba Metis Federation Inc.
The Manitoba Metis Federation promotes the political, social, cultural, and economic interests and rights of the Metis in Manitoba. The MMF delivers programs and services to our community including: child and family services, justice, housing, youth, education, human resources, economic development and natural resources.

Manitoba Metis Federation Inc.
300 -- 150 Henry Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3B 0J7
Tel: (204) 586-8474
Fax: (204) 947-1816


Native Communications Inc. (NCI)  (Radio Station)
NCI operates in Manitoba as a public broadcaster. NCI is an Aboriginal service organization offering radio programming throughout Manitoba, designed for and by Aboriginal people. We are a non-partisan organization.

1507 Inkster Boulevard
Winnipeg, MB R2X 1R2
Tel: (204) 772-8255


RCMP Native Sprituality Guide
The purpose of this guide is to help police officers gain an understanding of sacred ceremonies practised and sacred items carried by many Native people across Canada.

RCMP Aboriginal Policing Services
73 Leikin Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0R2
Tel: (613) 993-7267
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Staffing Solutions'
a division of (CAHRD) Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development in partnership with Partners for Careers

Staffing Solutions' mandate is to assist Aboriginal (Status, Non-Status, Inuit and Métis) graduates from high school, University, College and recognized training programs, in finding meaningful employment in their occupation of choice. We believe that our clients are capable of excellence and must be willing to dedicate time and effort to their job search.  If you need guidance and support along your job search path then give us a call!

Centre for Aboriginal Human Resource Development
304-181 Higgins Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada R3B 3G1
Telephone: (204) 989-7110     Fax: (204) 989-7113    




Winnipeg Aboriginal Film Festival

Coleen Rajotte, Artistic Director
Tel: 204-783-7438