ERIC Number: ED044210
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development: Annual Report, Fiscal Year 1968-1969.
Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Ottawa (Ontario).
Operations and activities of the National and Historic Parks Branch, the Canadian Wildlife Service, and 3 development branches of the Canadian government are discussed. Functions of the Indian-Eskimo Development Branch include the administration of statutory responsibilities concerning reserve and surrendered lands, operation of resource and industrial development programs, and assistance to native people in establishment of small businesses. The Northern Economic Development Branch is responsible for effective management of mineral and land resources and for developing the economy of the Yukon Territory and Northwest Territories, stressing extensive participation of native Indians. Program development in northern education, welfare, and engineering has been a major thrust of the Northern Administration Branch. Educational statistics are presented showing enrollment and classification of pupils by district and by pupil residence facility, growth in elementary and secondary enrollment, and growth in vocational education offerings. A section on administrative organization and operations of the Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development concludes the report. (JH)
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Authoring Institution: Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Ottawa (Ontario).