Membertou First Nation

Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada

This short documentary introduces the Membertou First Nation and explains how it freed itself from government dependency. The summary provided on the webpage with the video states:

Through the marriage of indigenous knowledge and modern business practises, the Membertou First Nation has created its own good fortune. See how this ISO-certified community is forging a new path and helping other First Nations follow in their footsteps.

Native Nations

 "Membertou First Nation." Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada. 2009. Documentary. (, accessed September 1, 2012)

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