List of First Nations governments

The following is a partial list of First Nations governments in Canada:[1][2][3]


Atlantic Canada

Newfoundland and Labrador

New Brunswick

Nova Scotia

Prince Edward Island

British Columbia


Northern Canada

Northwest Territories


Note that many of these communities use alternate names or spellings in Inuktitut or Inuinnaqtun.It is recognised as an official language in Nunavut and the Northwest Territories. It also has legal recognition in Nunavik—a part of Quebec—thanks in part to the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement, and is recognised in the Charter of the French Language as the official language of instruction for Inuit school districts there. It also has some recognition in Nunatsiavut—the Inuit area in Labrador—following the ratification of its agreement with the Government of Canada and the province of Newfoundland and Labrador.[4]





See also

United States


  1. "Gateway to Aboriginal Heritage". Canadian Museum of Civilization Corporation.
  2. "Assembly of First Nations - The Story". The Assembly of First Nations.
  3. "Consolidated Statement of Revenue and Expenses" (PDF). AFN Executive Committee Reports.
  4. Dorais, "Arctic languages: an awakening" (PDF). (2.68 MB), pg. 194
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