Black Book Sessions

The BC Assembly of First Nations (BCAFN) is hosting a virtual session to update First Nations communities, leaders, and members on the Blackbooks Toolkit, and the BCAFN’s economic development initiatives. The session will be interactive, with opportunities for participants to receive targeted advice, recommendations, and resources from the expert facilitators from Four Directions Management Services and Visions Financial Services.

These sessions will also provide an opportunity to shape the BCAFN Economic Development Strategy and key priorities. The Blackbooks Toolkit and additional resources can be found in the Documents tab above.

Who should attend: The BCAFN invites First Nations members in BC, including leadership, management, and entrepreneurs.

Session 1 – April 13, 2022

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Online via Zoom


The upcoming regional sessions listed below will be held in-person only.

REGISTER – in-person sessions

Session 2 – May 12, 2022

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Nanaimo, BC – Vancouver Island Convention Centre (in-person only)

Session 3 – May 19, 2022

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Prince George, BC – House of Ancestors “Uda Dune Baiyoh” Conference Centre (in-person only)

Session 4 – June 2, 2022

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Vancouver, BC – Venue TBD (in-person only)

Session 5 – June 22, 2022

9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Okanagan region, Venue TBD (in-person only)

The BC Assembly of First Nations is committed to fiscal responsibility, reducing barriers, and ensuring First Nations in BC have the opportunity to engage. We will provide a travel subsidy for up to two (2) participants per nation up to $250.00 for the first 25 registrants. For more information, please email Sarah Behn at