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Serving the Nishnawbe Aski
Nation Territory Since 1990.

About NALSC

 

On March 1, 1990, Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services Corporation was created to address the shortcomings in the administration of justice within Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN); and to improve access to justice for members of NAN. Read more...

Since 1990, NALSC has grown steadily and worked hard to develop a professional image, and to hire qualified staff to carry out the corporation’s mandate.

Innovative and creative programs have made NALSC a leader, and at times - an example, in alternatives to justice options. NALSC has met with success in these areas.

 

Mandate

To promote creative community based justice systems and to deliver on a wide range of law-related services including legal, paralegal, public legal education, and law reform services to members of Nishnawbe Aski Nation.

 

Mission

To deliver the programs and services in a culturally appropriate manner sensitive to the unique values, customs and traditions of NAN communities.

 

Our Values & Principles

  • Unity, Self Governance, and Sustainability
  • Respect and Dignity
  • Integrity and Honesty
  • Sharing and Partnership
  • Humility
  • Courage
  • Compassion and Caring
  • Wisdom
  • Truth

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About Our Logo....

 

A Symbol of Unity

The Nishnawbe-Aski Legal Services symbol combines the traditional elements of the Aboriginal community with those of the Euro-Canadian tradition.

Designer Roy Kakegamic weaves a scales of justice theme into the symbol...Read more