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The TNG works towards self-sustainability and building economic capacities of the Tsilhqot'in Nation through continually seeking new opportunities for community economic development.

If you are a Tsilhqot'in member and have skills that you would like to TNG to know about, fill out our resource inventory form for us to keep on file.


Aboriginal Business Resources

For training and certification concerning economic development have a look at Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (CANDO).

The Aboriginal Business Service Network Society offers resources for new and aspiring Aboriginal business owners.

For possible funding or financing of Aboriginal entrepreneurs go to:


All Nations Trust Company


Business Development Bank of Canada


Futurpreneur Canada


Peace Hills Trust


Canadian Economic Development Network


Western Economic Diversification Canada

For information on how to write a business plan go to:


Small Business BC


Aboriginal Business Service Network Society


Dolly Kershaw, Economic Opportunities Coordinator
  Dolly is from Yunesit'in. She is the daughter of Mary Jane Amut and Ralph Pukacz.  

In 2007 she graduated from Royal Roads University with an MBA in Executive Management. Dolly's been working for First Nations organizations and communities for the last 20 years within various sectors.

Prior to working at TNG, Dolly worked at Tit'qet Administration in Lillooet, setting up their development corporation. She has also worked for Yunesit'in Government as the Economic Development Officer.

Dolly has sat on various local, regional and national boards, supporting numerous First Nations initiatives. Dolly has been working at TNG as the Economic Opportunities Coordinator since January 2014.

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