Business Practices and Organizational Development

First Nations Development Institute provides several reports about business practices and organizational development.

(2002) - 3.9 MB

This manual was written to offer a decision-making tool and a resource guide to Native communities and tribes in the U.S. that are interested in sustainable forestry and in obtaining some form of public recognition for their forestry practices through a third-party forest certification program.


(2002) - 243.69 KB

This 2002 report is an examination of the extent of entrepreneurial activity in Native communities and identifies ways to increase such activities.


(1994) - 5.97 MB

This 1994 Tufts University Richard Schramm Paper on Community Development was authored by Sherry Salway Black of First Nations Development Institute.


In 2004 First Nations Development Institute published a series of nonprofit capacity building booklets that were made possible with the generous support of the Carnegie Corporation of New York. These were published in booklet form and should be printed and folded for the text to flow properly.


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