Assembly of First Nations - National Indian Brotherhood

Organization's name: Assembly of First Nations - National Indian Brotherhood
Organization's acronym: AFN
Headquarters address  
Address: Suite 200, 50 O'Connor Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 6L2
Phone: 1-613-241-6789
Fax: 1-613-241-5808
Web site:
Organization type: Non-governmental organization
  • English


Areas of expertise & Fields of activity:
Economic and Social:
  • Biodiversity
  • Children
  • Citizenship and Governance
  • Climate Change
  • Culture
  • Disabled Persons
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Family
  • Food
  • Governance
  • Human Rights
  • Indigenous Peoples
  • Social Development
  • Sustainable Development
  • Water
  • Women
  • Women/gender Equality
  • Youth

Gender Issues and Advancement of Women:
  • Advocacy and outreach
  • Indigenous women
  • Millennium Development Goals
  • Violence against women
  • Women in power and decision-making

Sustainable Development:
  • Education
  • Health
  • Human settlements
  • Land management
  • Protecting and managing the natural resources
Geographic scope: National
Country of activity:
  • Canada
Mission statement:
Year established (YYYY): 1985
Year of registration (YYYY): 2002
Number and type of members: representatives of the First Nations of Canada
Funding structure other: Federal Government of Canada (Health Canada, DIAND, Environment Canada, Foreign Affairs, HRDC, Solicitor General, Justice Canada, Fisheries and Oceans, Heritage Canada).

Additional Information

Sustainable Development

Major group affiliation:
  • Indigenous people

Social Development

Accreditation to: Indigenous Forum


Major group affiliation: Non-governmental Orgnizations