Access to Capital: The Key to Unlocking Indigenous Business Potential

Shannin Metatawabin


National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association

Shannin Metatawabin is the CEO of the National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA). He is Cree/Inninow from Fort Albany First Nation of the Mushkegowuk Nation. He previously served as the Executive Director of the Ontario First Nations Technical Services Corporation and as the Manager of Aboriginal Affairs and Sustainability with De Beers Canada. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Carleton University and an Aboriginal Economic Development certificate from the University of Waterloo.

The National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA) is the national association for a network of Aboriginal Financial Institutions (AFIs) dedicated to stimulating economic growth for Aboriginal people in Canada. The AFI network provides financing and support to First Nations, Métis and Inuit businesses. NACCA is committed to the needs of Aboriginal Financial Institutions and the Aboriginal businesses that they serve.

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