Supports First Nations and Metis Settlements rights and traditions in relation to land and natural resource management in Alberta.
Enhances Indigenous participation in the economy through funding and partnerships with government and other organizations.
Policy, funding and services for First Nations in Alberta.
Grant funding and other assistance to Indigenous communities and groups for energy efficiency and to support jobs.
Government of Alberta services and information for First Nations, Métis and Inuit.
Develops policies, programs and initiatives that ensure Alberta fulfills its duty to consult on land and resource development decisions.
Métis relations and Metis Settlements governance and land registry.
A historic agreement will help Lubicon Lake Band build new homes and roads, a community centre and a new school.
Ermineskin Cree Nation has partnered with the Alberta government to install a new solar power system at the Maskwacis Mall.
Path to Reconciliation
Over the past four years, the Alberta government has strengthened partnerships with First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities, organizations and people. Alberta is working toward reconcilation and is implementing the principles of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People (PDF, 696 KB).
Beaver First Nation harnesses solar power
Beaver First Nation has partnered with the Alberta government to install solar panel systems on a number of community buildings to help cut their power bills.
Public servants to take Indigenous training
New Indigenous training will help Alberta public servants better deliver programs and services to the Indigenous community.
Working with Indigenous communities, the federal government, industry and other stakeholders to support strong, vibrant Indigenous communities and peoples who fully participate in a prosperous, competitive and diverse Alberta. The ministry is also responsible for:
- promoting social and economic opportunities for Indigenous peoples
- supporting Indigenous leaders and communities to participate in climate leadership opportunities
- co-leading the development of mandatory Indigenous training for all Alberta public servants
- working with other ministries to develop opportunities for Indigenous peoples to influence land and resource management decisions.
- Feb 07, 2019
Alberta is supporting Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, Mikisew Cree First Nation and Métis Local 125 in owning and operating a new solar farm that will reduce their reliance on diesel generators.
- Jan 20, 2019
A travelling exhibit that tells the history of the Sixties Scoop and its survivors is now on display in Edmonton.
- Jan 18, 2019
The province is providing every Alberta junior high and high school with a copy of the Canadian Geographic Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada.