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Resources for Indigenous Patrons

A variety of resources for Indigenous peoples and their allies in Newfoundland and Labrador.

Indigenous Governing Bodies in NL

Logo for the Innu NationInnu Nation
Represents the Innu people of Labrador (Sheshatshiu and Mushuau).


Logo for Miawpukek Mi’kamawey Mawi’omiMiawpukek Mi’kamawey Mawi’omi
First Nation reserve located at the mouth of the Conne River, Newfoundland.


Logo for Nunatsiavut GovernmentNunatsiavut Government
Self-governing Inuit regional government.


Logo for NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC)NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC)
Representative governing body for Inuit of south and central Labrador.


Logo for Qalipu First NationQalipu First Nation
Mi’kmaq First Nation made up of 67 traditional Newfoundland Mi’kmaq communities.

Friendship Centres

Logo for the National Association of Friendship Centres

What is a Friendship Centre?

  • "Friendship Centres provide culturally appropriate services for Indigenous people living in urban centres and have become a place for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people to come together, to share traditions and to learn from one another."

Provincial Organizations

Logo for The Aboriginal Sport and Recreation Circle of Newfoundland LabradorThe Aboriginal Sport and Recreation Circle of Newfoundland Labrador
The Provincial/Territorial Aboriginal Sport Body for NL.


Logo for the Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs SecretariatThe Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat
A policy research and advocacy Secretariat for 33 Mi’kmaq, Maliseet, Passamaquoddy and Innu Chiefs, Nations and Communities. 


Logo for Bay St. George Mi'kmaq Cultural Revival CommitteeBay St. George Mi'kmaq Cultural Revival Committee
Independent organization devoted to supporting, preserving and energizing community tradition through awareness and initiatives representative of Mi’kmaw culture.


Logo for Innu Development Limited PartnershipInnu Development Limited Partnership
Economic arm for the Innu of Labrador with a focus on Innu Employment across all job levels.


Logo for Mi’kmaq First Nations Assembly of NewfoundlandMi’kmaq First Nations Assembly of Newfoundland
Not-for-profit provincial organization for promoting and developing awareness of the Mi’Kmaq of Newfoundland.


Logo for Ulnooweg Development GroupUlnooweg Development Group
An “Indigenized” Development Group that incorporates the perspectives of the Mi’kmaq people.

National Organizations

Logo for Congress of Aboriginal PeoplesCongress of Aboriginal Peoples
Represents the interests of off-reserve status and non-status Indians, Métis and Southern Inuit Aboriginal Peoples, and serves as the national voice for its provincial and territorial affiliate organizations.

Logo for Idle No More Idle No More
A woman-led network of urban and rural Indigenous working with non-Indigenous allies to build a movement for Indigenous rights and the protection of land, water, and sky.

Logo for Inuit Tapiriit KanatamiInuit Tapiriit Kanatami
The National representative organization protecting and advancing the rights and interests of Inuit in Canada.

Logo for Native Women’s Association of CanadaNative Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC)
National Indigenous organization representing the political voice of Indigenous women, girls and gender diverse people in Canada.

Logo for NewJourneysNewJourneys
An online platform for telling and sharing stories pertaining to Indigenous experiences in Canada.

Logo for Pauktuutit Inuit Women of CanadaPauktuutit Inuit Women of Canada
The national representative organization of Inuit women in Canada