The National Indigenous Economic Development Board
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The 2019 National Indigenous Economic Development Board (NIEDB) Economic Progress Report
provides a thorough and in-depth analysis of the economic realities of Indigenous peoples in Canada.
The report includes three core indicators: employment; income; and, community well-being. These core
indicators are examined through 13 separate measures. Additionally, five underlying indicators are
considered: education; entrepreneurship and business development; governance; lands and resources;
For the last 40 years Manny Jules and like-minded First Nation and Indigenous leaders have developed an algorithm to creatively destroy the colonial framework represented by the Indian Act and the Department of Indian Affairs.
This guide is a useful tool if you are looking to start any type of independent contractor business. At the end of each section you will find a short list of Useful Resources.
An independent contractor is a person, business, or corporation that provides goods or services
to a hiring company under the terms of a contract. Independent contractors supply a broad
range of products and services in a variety of industries including trades, manufacturing, health
care, and transportation.
This workbook is designed to help Indigenous entrepreneurs create a business plan. Business plans are very important tools for people starting a business—they are like road maps that outline where you want to go and give the details on how you will get there.
The International Indigenous Tourism Conference (IITC) is an annual conference bringing together people interested and invested in creating and contributing towards the Indigenous tourism industry. This year, Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC) is proud to be hosting the 8th International Indigenous Tourism Conference (IITC) in Syilx Territory at the Delta Hotels by Marriot Grand Okanagan Resort in Kelowna, British Columbia from November 12 to 14, 2019.
“Business consulting is one of the fastest growing industries around the world. You can offer participants a great start to building their own consulting business with this one-day training package. We’ve designed a comprehensive program that covers everything from developing a business plan to the nuts and bolts of a consulting business (such as rate sheets, contracts, networking skills, and sales and marketing strategies). Participants will leave the course with a head start on building their business.”
“Graduates of the Small Business & Entrepreneurship diploma program carry out a variety of business functions within their small business settings. They will have demonstrated a practical understanding of key principles and practices necessary for success in the field of business.”
We believe that Indigenous identities, culture, language, values, ways of knowing and knowledge systems should be respected and integrated into business education. Ch'nook actively incorporates and promotes these values in the context of business education through our programs, scholarships and collaborative work with diverse Indigenous communities and organizations.
Our focus is inclusive of all Indigenous peoples in Canada - First Nations, Métis and Inuit.
Ch'nook Accelerated Business program
Community Entrepreneurship Course
Aboriginal Management Program