Aboriginal Community Economic Development
The CSD has conducted various research projects and outreach activities related to Aboriginal Community Economic Development. Materials, resources and links are compiled here for easy access.
Publications Free On This Site
The following books and reports are offered free to the public in PDF format. We invite you to use these as resources for your own communities. Click title to download:
- Our Own Vision, Our Own Plan (2001)
- Minding Our Own Businesses (2001)
- Rebuilding First Nations: Tools, Traditions and Relationships (2002)
Education for Aboriginal CED Practice
The NVIT/SFU Partnership
For more information about the program, call 1-800-663-1411 at Nicola Valley Institute of Technology. For information about student consultancy services for Aboriginal communities, contact Dr. Stephen Ameyaw of the SFU CED Centre (778-782-5848).
Professional Education and Accreditation for Native Development Officers
The Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (CANDO) is the only national organization that focuses on education and professional development for EDOs working in Aboriginal communities or organizations.
For more information about CANDO and its EDO professional certification program, go to: