"The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is a national advocacy organization representing First Nation citizens in Canada, which includes more than 900,000 people living in 634 First Nation communities and in cities and towns across the country."
"Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) was incorporated in 1981. MKO is a non-profit, political advocacy organization that provides a collective voice on issues of inherent, Treaty, Aboriginal and human rights for the citizens of the 30 sovereign First Nations we represent. The MKO First Nations are signatory to Treaties 4, 5, 6 and 10."
Organization representing 33 First Nations in Manitoba. "We, the Chiefs of the Southern First Nations of Manitoba, hereby agree to establish an independent political forum to protect, preserve, promote, and enhance First Nations peoples' inherent rights, languages, customs, and traditions through the application and implementation of the spirit and intent of the Treaty-making process."
A map (2010: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada) of First Nations communities in Manitoba showing their tribal council membership. Note: this information should be cross-referenced by visiting the website or contacting individual First Nations.
The MNC is an organization that represents Métis Nation nationally and internationally. It receives its mandate and direction from the democratically elected leadership of the Métis Nation's governments from Ontario westward.
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami is the national Inuit organization in Canada, representing four Inuit regions - Nunatsiavut (Labrador), Nunavik (northern Quebec), Nunavut, and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in the Northwest Territories.
The Treaty Land Entitlement Committee of Manitoba represents Manitoba First Nations who have signed the Manitoba Treaty Land Entitlement Framework Agreement (1997) to settle treaty-based debts owed by the Government of Canada.