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Financing Aboriginal enterprise development [electronic resource] : the potential of using co-operative models /
Lou Hammond Ketilson, Kimberly Brown.
Saskatoon, Sask. : Centre for the Study of Co-operatives, c2009
1 electronic text (xiv, 89 p. :ill.) : digital file.
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Saskatoon, Sask. : Centre for the Study of Co-operatives, c2009
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Appendices -- Endnotes -- Bibliography.
Chapter five. Conclusion: Factors contributing to successful AFIs -- Choosing the credit union model -- Challenges.
Chapter four. The credit union model as an alternative -- Institutional arrangement for AFIS -- Requirements and considerations for start-up credit unions --The role of local communities -- The role of the credit union sector and regulatory bodies -- Potential challenges for the evolution of AFIS to credit unions -- Focus on consolidation -- Provincial jurisdiction -- Capitalization -- Lack of awareness and understanding of the credit union model -- Commercial lending capacity -- High-risk lending -- Credit union development in Canada's north -- Potential opportunities for the evolution of AFIs to credit unions -- Existing networks and resources -- Technological advancements -- The development of partnerships as alternative options -- Establish a partnership with an existing credit union -- Develop a new credit union alongside an existing AFI.
Chapter one. Introduction -- Background -- Research objectives -- Methodology -- Organization.
Chapter three. Co-operatives, community economic development, and aboriginal communities -- An overview of credit unions and caisses populaires in Canada -- Co-operatives and community economic development -- Making the link between aboriginal economic development -- And co-operatives -- The extent and nature of the aboriginal co-operative movement today -- Credit unions and aboriginal communities -- Caisse populaire Kahnawake Anishinabek Nation Credit Union.
Chapter two. Aboriginal enterprise development And the AFI network -- Aboriginal business financing and access to capital -- The AFI network -- Arctic co-operatives development fund -- Tribal Wi-chi-way-win Capital Corporation -- All Nations Trust Company -- The challenges of developmental lending.
List of figures -- List of appendices -- List of acronyms -- Executive summary.
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Issued as part of the Canadian Electronic Library, Documents collection, and Canadian public policy collection.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 80-82).

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