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AACI
Aboriginal Aquaculture in Canada Initiative
APC
Atlantic Policy Congress of First Nations Chiefs Secretariat
AFN
Assembly of First Nations
AFNCNB
Assembly of First Nations Chiefs in New Brunswick
AAEDIRP
Atlantic Aboriginal Economic Development Intergrated Research Program
AAHRP
Atlantic Aboriginal Health Research Program
AAROM
Aboriginal Aquatic Resource & Oceans Management
ABC
Aboriginal Business Canada
ACOA
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency
AHHRI
Aboriginal Health Human Resource Initiative
AHS
Aboriginal Headstart
AICFI
Atlantic Integrated Commercial Fisheries Initiative
AFS
Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy
AHTF
Aboriginal Health Transition Fund
APTN
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network
ASMI
At Sea Mentoring Initiative
BCR
Band Council Resolution
BDO
Band Development Officer
BDT
Business Development Team
BDC
Business Development Canada
BF
Brighter Futures
BHC
Building Health Communities
CAP
Congress of Aboriginal Peoples
CEP
Common Experience Payment (Residential School)
CHN
Community Health Nurse
CHR
Community Health Representative
CFS
Canadian Forest Service
CFLC
Commercial Fisheries Liaison Coordinator
CME
Council on Mi'kmaq Education
CMHC
Central Mortgage and Housing Corporation
CMM
Confederacy of Mainland Mi'kmaq
DFO
Department of Fisheries and Oceans
DHA
District Health Authority
DNR
Department of Natural Resources
DIAND
Department of Indian & Northern Department
EDO
Economic Development Officer
EHO
Environmental Health Officer
EWP
Eastern Woodland Publishing
FCH
First Canadian Health (Insurance Company For First Nation)
FMS
Fisheries Management System
FNIHIS
First Nation & Inuit Health Information System
FNF
First Nation Forestry
FNFPNS
First Nation Forestry Program Nova Scotia
FNIH
First Nation & Inuit Health
FOMI
Fisheries Operations Management Initiative
GMRC
Gespe'gewaq Mi'gmaq Resource Council
HD
Health Director
HILP
Hospital Interpreter Liaison Program
HON
Healing Our Nations
HSIF
Health Services Intergration Fund
IA
Indian Act
IAP
Independent Assessment Program (Residential School)
INAC
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada
IRS
Indian Residential School
IRSRC
Indian Residential School Resolutions Canada
IT
Information Technology
KMKNO
Kwilmu'kw Maw-Klusuaqn Negotiation Office
LIHC
Labrador Inuit Health Commission
MACS
Mi'kmaq Association of Cultural Studies (Nova Scotia)
MAWIW
Mi'kmaq/Maliseet Word for "Coming Together"
MCH
Maternal Child Health
MCPEI
Mi'kmaq Confederacy of Prince Edward Island
METS
Mi'kmaq Employment & Training Secretariat
MK
Mi'kmaq Kina'matnewey
MLSN
Mi'kmaq Legal Support Network
MMAHB
Mi'kmaq Maliseet Atlantic Health Board
MMAYC
Mi'kmaq Maliseet Atlantic Youth Council
MMNN
Mi'kmaq Maliseet Nations News
MMS
Mi'gmawei Mawiomi Secretariat
MOU
Memorandum of Understanding
MRP
Matrimonial Real Property
NADACA
Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counseling Association (Nova Scotia)
NAFC
National Association of Friendship Centers
NAHO
National Aboriginal Health Organization
NAYSPS
National Aboriginal Youth Suicide Prevention Strategy
NEO
Native Employment Officer
NFA
Nova Forest Alliance
NIICHRO
National Indian & Inuit Community Health Representative Organization
NNADAP
National Native Alcohol & Drug Abuse Program
NWAC
National Women Association of Canada
NIHB
Non-Insured Health Benefits
OT
Occupational Therapist
PTO
Political Tribal Organizations
RHS
Regional Health Survey
RHSW
Resolution Health Support Worker
RN
Registered Nurse
SDA
Social Development Administrators
TA
Teachers Assistant
TEK
Traditional Ecological Knowledge
TK
Traditional Knowledge
UNBI
Union of New Brunswick Indians
UNSI
Union of Nova Scotia Indians