The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) announces CALL FOR APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP to NWAC for the province of New Brunswick, (December 19, 2012).

The Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) is a nationally representative political organization comprised of thirteen Provincial Territorial Member Associations (PTMA’s). NWAC’s goal is to enhance, promote and foster the social, economic, cultural, and political well being of Aboriginal women within First Nations, Métis and Canadian societies. The founding of the Native Women’s Association of Canada in 1974 was closely tied to Aboriginal women’s struggle to overcome discriminations inherent in the Indian Act.

NWAC works collaboratively with other Aboriginal women’s organizations to empower Aboriginal women by facilitating their participation in legislative and policy reforms that promote equal opportunity.

Membership Application:

Application for membership is open to any provincial/territorial Aboriginal women’s organization that fulfills the membership criteria as described in Article 1 and sections 3.01, 4.01 and 4.02 of NWAC’s By-law. The NWAC By-law is available upon request by contacting Lorna Martin at

Please ensure that all the requested information is provided. Applications can only be processed once the application is complete.

Forward your completed application form to the following. Deadline for applications is June 30, 2013.

Claudette Dumont-Smith, Executive Director Native Women’s Association of Canada, One Nicholas Street, 9th Floor, Ottawa, ON K1N 7B7, Tel: (613) 722-3033 Fax: (613) 722-7687, e-mail:

The NWAC staff will be happy to help with any questions you may have regarding membership or the application process.

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