Nation Rebuilding Program: selected projects 2021 to 2022

The Nation Rebuilding Program funded 42 projects and multi-year phases in the 2021 to 2022 fiscal year. The total funding allocated was more than $12.9 million and amounts brought forward from previous years of more than $7 million.

Proposals were assessed using the terms and conditions and eligibility criteria for the program and those judged to best fit the objectives of the program were approved for funding.

The selected projects supported nation rebuilding efforts contributing to the rebuilding of Indigenous nations, and restoration of historic relationships and ties between Indigenous communities to increase capacity at the larger nation level through various activities such as:

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Alberta

Funding applicant Funding amount
Little Red River Cree Nation $268,312
Treaty 8 First Nation of Alberta $691,667

Atlantic

Funding applicant Funding amount
Epekwitk Assembly of Councils Inc./ L'nuey $143,325
Kwilmu'kw Maw-Klusuaqn (KMK) $540,977
Mi'gmawe'I Tplu'taqnn Inc. (MTI) $135,825
Nunatukavut Community Council $80,458
Peskotomuhkati Nation (funded via Passamaquoddy Recognition Group Inc.) $670,106
Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick $422,651

British Columbia

Funding applicant Funding amount
Council of the Haida Nation $377,816
Dane Zaa Beaver People, funded via Doig River First Nation $69,238
Lake Babine Nation $125,000
Shuswap Nation Tribal Council $249,747

Manitoba

Funding applicant Funding amount
First Nations in Treaty 2 Territory, funded via Anishinaabe Agowindiiwinan Secretariat Inc. $470,250
Island Lake Tribal Council $163,660
Treaty 5 Adhesions Organisation funded via TFAO Inc. $866,827
Treaty One, funded via Treaty One Development Corporation $250,000

Northwest Territories

Funding applicant Funding amount
Dene Nation $496,642

Ontario

Funding applicant Funding amount
Algonquins of Ontario, funded via Algonquin Treaty Negotiation Funding Trust $317,875
Matawa First Nations Management $445,252
Mississauga Nation, funded via Mississauga First Nation $470,400
Mushkegowuk Council $654,880
Robinson Huron Waawiidaamaagewin, funded via Mamaweswen, the North Shore Tribal Council Secretariat $1,003,348
Temagami Nation $181,380
Walpole Island First Nation $247,170

Quebec

Funding applicant Funding amount
Algonquin Anishinabeg Nation Tribal Council $48,985
Conseil Tribal Mamuitun $775,525
Grand Conseil de la Waban-Aki $65,933
Nation Innue, funded via Innu Takuaikan Uashat mak Mani-utenam (ITUM) $649,162

Saskatchewan

Funding applicant Funding amount
Anishnabek Nations Treaty Authority, funded via Cote First Nation $246,493
Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs Inc. $181,365
Chacachas Treaty Band Corporation $506,669
Dakota Nations of Saskatchewan, funded via Whitecap Dakota First Nation $189,285
Prince Albert Grand Council $137,043
Saulteaux First Nation $125,061
Treaty 10, funded via Treaty No. 10 Gathering $402,124

Yukon Territory

Funding applicant Funding amount
Dakhka Nation, funded via Teslin Tlingit First Nation $237,578

Total new funding for 2021-22

Total funding for fiscal year 2021 to 2022 $12,908,029

*Note: The above amounts include new funding for 2021-22 only and do not include amounts brought forward from previous years of more than $7 million. For various reasons, some funding applicants were unable to expend the full amount of funding provided in the previous fiscal year(s) and received approval to make use of unspent funds to support 2021-22 activities, reducing or replacing the need for additional new funding. The following six applicants for 2021-22 were approved for funding and make use of unspent funds with no additional amount offered.

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