Makivik Corporation

Category: Organisation
Sub Category:Aboriginal Corporation
Location:Quebec, Canada
URL: http://www.makivik.org/
Summary Information:
Makivik Corporation was created in 1978 pursuant to the signing of the James Bay and Northern Québec Agreement (JBNQA). Makivik is the recognized Inuit Party to the Agreement. It is a non-profit organisation owned by the Inuit of Nunavik. Its central mandate is the protection of the integrity of the JBNQA, and focuses on the political, social, and economic development of the Nunavik region.
Detailed Information:
Makivik Corporation has a Board of Directors composed of 16 elected members, a five member elected Executive, and five appointed Nunavik Governors.
Its Corporate Objectives are as follows:
- To receive, administer, use and invest the compensation money intended for the Inuit, as provided for in the JBNQA;
- To relieve poverty and to promote the welfare, advancement, and education of the Inuit;
- To foster, promote, protect and assist in preserving the Inuit way of life, values and traditions;
- To initiate, expand and develop opportunities for the Inuit to participate in the economic development of their society;
- To exercise the functions vested in it by the JBNQA and other Acts;
- To develop and improve the Inuit communities and to improve their means of actions;
- To assist in the creation, financing or developing of businesses, resources, properties and industries of the Inuit.

Related Entries

Agreement
  • James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement and Complementary Agreements
  • Agreement Respecting the Implementation of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement - Signatory
  • James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement and Complementary Agreements
  • Political Accord to Establish a Nunavik Commission for Self-Government 1999
  • Partnership Agreement on Economic and Community Development in Nunavik 2002 - Signatory
  • Negotiation Framework Agreement on the Amalgamation of Certain Institutions and the Creation of a New Form of Government in Nunavik 2003 - Signatory
  • Nunavik Inuit Marine Region Agreement-in-Principle 2002 - Aboriginal Representative Party
  • Nunavik Inuit Marine Region Agreement-in-Principle 2002 - Signatory
  • Inuit Partnership Accord - Signatory
  • Organisation
  • Nunavik Party - Member
  • Nunavik Commission

  • References

    Media Release
    Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2002) News Release: Offshore Agreement-inPrinciple Signed with Nunavik Inuit
    Resource
    Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2002) Nunavit Inuit Marine Region Agreement-in-Principle
    Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2002) Fact Sheet: Nunavik Inuit Marine Region Agreement-in-Principle
    Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (2002) Backgrounder: Nunavit Inuit Marine Region Agreement-in-Principle
    Secretariat aux Affaires Autochtones du Quebec (1999) The Quebec Government Creates the Nunavik Commission
    Secretariat aux Autochtones du Quebec (1999) Political Accord between the Nunavik Party, The Government of Quebec and the Federal Government for the Examination of a Form of Government in Nunavik through the Establishment of a Nunavik Commission
    Secretariat aux Affaires Autochtones du Quebec Summary of the Political Accord to Establish a Nunavik Commision for Self-Government
    Secrétariat aux Affaires Autochtones du Québec (2002) Partnership Agreement on Economic and Community Development in Nunavik
    Secrétariat aux Affaires Autochtones du Québec (2003) Negotiation Framework Agreement on the Amalgamation of Certain Institutions and the Creation of a New Form of Government in Nunavik
    Nadine Fabbi (2003) Nunavik - Inuit Homeland in Québec

    Glossary

    Aboriginal Corporation (Australia)