First Nations relations

Establishes effective relationships, legislation, policies and initiatives that contribute to strong and vibrant communities and people.

Services and information

Provincial lottery grant program designed specifically for First Nations in Alberta to fund economic, social and community projects.

Provide frameworks for exploring issues of mutual concern, information sharing and continued collaboration.


Alberta is privileged to have one of the largest, youngest and fastest-growing Indigenous populations in Canada. About 250,000 people of First Nations, Métis and Inuit heritage play an important role in the social, cultural and economic fabric of the province.

Alberta’s First Nations Relations branch provides advice and specialized knowledge to provincial and federal departments, municipal governments and industry; and participates in cross-ministry strategies affecting Indigenous peoples such as education, health and children’s services.


To connect with Indigenous Relations:

Hours: 8:15 am to 4:30 pm (open Monday to Friday, closed statutory holidays)
Phone: 780-427-2711
Toll free: 310-0000 before the phone number (in Alberta)
Fax: 780-427-4019

Indigenous Relations
19th Floor, Commerce Place
10155 102 Street NW
Edmonton, Alberta  T5J 4G8