This module outlines some of the laws, policies, and agreements that affect First Nation authority. Different First Nations have different authority.
The module gives some details about council elections, policies and procedures, and best practices.
This module is one of a series of four about First Nations governance. The other three are:
Working Together: Overview of Council Responsibilities
Planning: The Successful Way Forward
Comparing NWT First Nation and Municipal Governments
Start Date: Start any time
Duration: approximately 6 hours, but you can take as long as you like
Course Type: Online self-directed, self-paced