Being an elected First Nation councillor is an important responsibility. People trust you. They believe you have the skills to do a good job.
First Nation councillors work hard. They give much time and energy to make their community a better place to live.
This module has information about the responsibilities of councillors and the chief. It discusses the importance of working together and with First Nation members. It gives an overview of some tools that council uses to fulfil their responsibilities.
This module is one of a series of four about First Nations governance. The other three are:
Governance, Indian Act, and Council Operations
Planning: The Successful Way Forward
Comparing NWT First Nation and Municipal Governments
Start Dates: Start any time
Duration: 4-5 hours, but take as long as you like
Course Type: online self-directed, self-paced