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Financial Literacy: Indigenous Financial Literacy

This guide provides a general overview of financial literacy, including reading materials, videos and personal finance resources at Toronto Metropolitan University Library.

Indigenous Financial Literacy Resources

Financial Health & Wealth - An Initiative by the Native Women's Association of Canada

NWAC works to enhance, promote, and foster the social, economic and political well-being of First Nations, Inuit and Métis women within First Nation, Inuit and Métis and Canadian societies. NWAC recognizes that the financial wellness of all Indigenous peoples is essential to achieving an independent and healthy life. This toolkit is intended for all Indigenous peoples.


Financial Empowerment: Personal Finance for Indigenous and Non-Indigenous People

Adapted by Dr. Bettina Schneider, First Nations University of Canada

Uniquely tailored to Indigenous students’ experiences and histories, Financial Empowerment covers a wide range of topics in financial planning, personal finance, and financial decision-making. Threaded throughout with Indigenous and Canadian content, videos with Elders are also included, offering students their perspectives to enhance the learning experience.


First Nations Financial Fitness Your Guide for Getting Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise

Published by the Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of British Columbia (AFOABC), this handbook offers information, tools, and resources to help people make informed decisions about money. The handbook includes material that reflects the realities of First Nations communities in British Columbia, including information about filing income tax returns on reserve; financial tips for elders; and the link between financial literacy today and Aboriginal traditions like the potlatch, which was rooted in the sharing of wealth.