Forest Business Development

Recipient: Nee Tahi Buhn First Nation
Amount: 60000
Date: 2003-07-24
Areas: Burns Lake and Southside
Sectors: Business Development
Strategy: Human Development
Description: This is the first project NKDF has funded in the Nee Tahi Buhn community. The activities focus on the business consulting, legal advice, and training that the community requires to enter the forestry business. The goal was to enable band members to work in as many aspects of the industry as possible, starting with Silviculture, driving trucks, and operating heavy equipment. The matching funds came from the Burns Lake Native Development Corporation.

The Fraser Lake & Area Menshed Society we feel has been a great success, largely due to the grant for our shop addition from the NKDF. Without the grant we would not have had the courage to proceed with its...

~Fraser Lake & Area Menshed Society