Acronyms

Overview

A

  • AACI
    • Aboriginal Aquaculture in Canada Initiative
  • ADI
    • Aboriginal Diabetes 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 Integrated 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
  • AHSOR
    • Aboriginal Head Start on Reserve
  • AICFI
    • Atlantic Integrated Commercial Fisheries Initiative
  • AFS
    • Aboriginal Fisheries Strategy
  • APTN
    • Aboriginal Peoples Television Network
  • ASMI
    • At Sea Mentoring Initiative

B

  • BCR
    • Band Council Resolution
  • BDO
    • Band Development Officer
  • BDT
    • Business Development Team
  • BDC
    • Business Development Canada
  • BF
    • Brighter Futures
  • BHC
    • Building Health Communities

C

  • CAP
    • Congress of Aboriginal Peoples
  • CDLO
    • Community Development and Liaison Officer
  • CDA
    • Canadian Diabetes Association
  • 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
    • Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
  • CMM
    • Confederacy of Mainland Mi’kmaq
  • COHI
    • Child Oral Health Initiative

D

  • DFO
    • Department of Fisheries and Oceans
  • DHA
    • District Health Authority
  • DNR
    • Department of Natural Resources

ECWG
Elder Care Working Group
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
FNF
First Nation Forestry
FNFPNS
First Nation Forestry Program Nova Scotia
FNIHB
First Nation & Inuit Health Branch
FOMI
Fisheries Operations Management Initiative
GMRC
Gespe’gewaq Mi’gmaq Resource Council
HCC
Home and Community Care
HCD
Healthy Child Development
HP
Health Partnership
HD Health Director
HILP Hospital Interpreter Liaison Program
HON Healing Our Nations
HSIF
Health Services Integration Fund
IA
Indian Act
IAP
Independent Assessment Program (Residential School)
IDS
Indian Day School
IRS
Indian Residential School
IRSRC
Indian Residential School Resolutions Canada
ISC
Indigenous Services Canada
IT
Information Technology
KMKNO
Kwilmu’kw Maw-Klusuaqn Negotiation Office
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
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
NNADAP
National Native Alcohol and Drug Abuse Program
NWAC
National Women Association of Canada
NIHB
Non-Insured Health Benefits
NSMDC
North Shore Micmac District Council
OT
Occupational Therapist
PTO
Political Tribal Organizations
RHA
Regional Health Authority
RHS
Regional Health Survey
RHSW
Resolution Health Support Worker
RN
Registered Nurse
SDA
Social Development Administrators
TA
Teachers Assistant
TB
Tuberculosis
TEK
Traditional Ecological Knowledge
TK
Traditional Knowledge
UNBI
Union of New Brunswick Indians
UNSM
Union of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq

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