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NICE ‘Indian’ Trust Funds

From March 31 to April 2, 2014 in Enoch, Alberta the National Indigenous Council of Elders (NICE) is hosting a three day forum on ‘Indian’ Trust Funds. The Council of Elders NICE is inviting First Nations, Metis, Inuit and all interested members of the general public to come and learn about these Trusts.

Attending this forum will provide opportunities to examine the various types of ‘Indian Trusts’ in Canada and help you understand how they operate.

Currently there are billions of dollars called ‘Indian monies’ held in these trusts where very little is known about them. Topics to be addressed include: negotiating compensation Trusts; designing Trusts based on traditional concepts; Supreme Court rulings and how wealth can work collectively and collaboratively benefiting Indigenous economies.

This conference is the fourth of a series created by NICE through the forum called The Creation of Wealth helping advance indigenous understanding and capacity for sustainability and self-reliance.

Distinguished and learned speakers including Elders, visionaries and other professionals will be sharing their wisdom and experience concerning ‘Indian Trusts’.

We look forward to hearing back from you and hope you will participate in this timely and exciting opportunity, leading Indigenous people toward determining sustainable self-reliance for our future generations.

Please help to get the word out on this important and timely forum, kindly share the event and INVITE your networks.

Location : Enoch FN, AB
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