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.
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.
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
- Compassion and Caring
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