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 3 groups of Indigenous peoples recognized in the Canadian constitution: First Nations, Inuit and Métis.
Discover the days, weeks and months that are celebrated in our country and around the world to commemorate and promote Aboriginal and Indigenous peoples.
Learn about the history of Indigenous peoples in Canada and their contributions to the War of 1812, reconciliation and more.
Funding for organizations and projects that support urban Indigenous peoples.
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 Indigenous languages and cultures.
Apply for Canada Council for the Arts grants for Indigenous artists and art administrators.
Objects that are sacred and culturally sensitive require special considerations. Learn how to properly care for Indigenous collections.
The recent repatriation of many First Nations, Métis, and Inuit artifacts has given responsibility for the long-term care and well-being of these objects to Bands and cultural centres.
Learn about the Canadian Conservation Institute's professional services for Indigenous cultural centres and collections.
Learn about the care, development, and maintenance of the Indigenous Art Collection, one of the most important collections of contemporary Indigenous art in Canada.
Broaden your knowledge and skills in various aspects of museum work through practical experience.
Parks Canada and Indigenous peoples are partners in conserving, restoring and presenting Canada's natural and cultural heritage.
Consult the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's report, the Report of the Royal Commission of Aboriginal Peoples and more.
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