Statement & Values

The Northeastern Alberta Aboriginal Business Association (NAABA) is a non-profit organization that consists of a growing interest group of Aboriginal Businesses, committed to enhancing and creating an environment, which promotes businesses, jobs, and training for the betterment of all aboriginal people in the region. Our association certifies that all Full Members are qualified by at least 51% Aboriginal ownership and are local to the Wood Buffalo region.


Our Vision

  • 100% of all Indigenous businesses are members
  • Today's Aboriginal youth are tomorrow's leading entrepreneurs
  • Largest Indigenous economy in Canada, built on a foundation of economic reconciliation

Our Mission

  • To be a positive catalyst for intergenerational growth in our communities across the RMWB through: leveling the economic playing field for Indigenous entrepreneurs, telling the resilient story of Indigenous culture and traditions, and creating mutually beneficial business relationships for our members

Our Corporate Values

  • NAABA values long term relationships with Full and Associate members. NAABA ensures that their Full members are at least 51% Aboriginal owned and majority controlled businesses.

Business Objectives

  1. Promote and facilitate public relations of Aboriginal businesses and NAABA.
  2. Business Development
  3. Strengthening relationships between Industry and Membership
  4. Embracing and enhancing the needs of membership to meet the vision of opportunity and unity
  5. Supporting educational strategies

Business Development

  • Providing resources to assist the development of Aboriginal businesses
  • Promotion of mutual support and networking among Aboriginal businesses
  • Providing connections for the entire Aboriginal business community Bylaws