About Indigenous peoples and communities
Find out about Canada's First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples and communities, and their arts, cultures and histories. Indigenous peoples are also known as Aboriginal peoples in Canada.
Services and information
Learn about the three groups of Aboriginal peoples recognized in the Canadian constitution: First Nations, Inuit and Métis.
Discover the days, weeks and months that are celebrated in Canada and around the world to honour Aboriginal and Indigenous peoples.
Learn about the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada and their contributions to the War of 1812, reconciliation and more.
Learn about the Urban Aboriginal Strategy and programs to increase the participation of Indigenous peoples in the economy.
Use this tool to locate First Nations communities in Canada as well as general information on each First Nation.
Discover Inuit communities in four regions: Inuvialuit (NWT and Yukon), Nunavut, Nunavik (Northern Quebec) and Nunatsiavut (Labrador).
Find out about the role of Canada's Indigenous peoples on the world stage.
Explore a range of funding programs and grants to support Aboriginal languages and cultures.
Apply for Canada Council for the Arts grants for Aboriginal artists and art administrators.
Learn about the Canadian Conservation Institute's professional services for heritage institutions, including Indigenous cultural centres and collections.
Learn how to care for collections in Aboriginal cultural centres.
Broaden your knowledge and skills in various aspects of museum work through practical experience.
Learn about Parks Canada's efforts to encourage participation of Indigenous peoples in Canada's natural and cultural heritage places.
Consult documents, such as the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's report and the Report of the Royal Commission of Aboriginal Peoples.