THE LARGEST ABORIGINAL INDEPENDENT FUND
BREAKING THE BARRIERS
TO STAND UNITED IN FRONT OF GLOBAL ISSUES
WHAT IS THIS FUND?
- An independent fund
WHERE IS THE CAPITAL COMING FROM?
- Credit lines
- Private investments
- Value of natural resources belonging to Aboriginals (mines, forests, etc.)
14 000 000$
Currently $14M in mortgage security
WHAT IS PURPOSE OF THE FUND?
The creation of innovative independent projects that meet several criteria:
- The protection of the environment and the preservation of ecosystems
- Human and community assistance
- Aid to aboriginal communities
- Job creation
Projects can be submitted from May 1, 2019
Aboriginal people have a special relationship with the land, all living things and even inanimate objects. Their traditional teachings and belief systems give them the understanding that they are responsible to preserve and protect the environment, eco-systems, and all creatures that inhabit them for the next seven generations.
Unfortunately, the impacts of 400 years of European settlement and technology have not only degraded
the Aboriginal way of life, but also the eco-systems and natural resources that are essential to sustain
human life. We have now reached a point where the survival of our planet, and all life on it, is at risk…
THE PLANET NEEDS YOU!
The Earth does not belong to us; we belong to the Earth.
(Aboriginal maxim)Danny Lareguy
The world has two years to act against climate change; if it does not, it risks having to deal with “disastrous consequences.”António Guterres
A REAL PLAN
Taking advantage of the technology and expertise, they will provide solutions for pollution, contaminated soil and water, and will use novel farming techniques, while offering opportunities for employment, education and research through economic development.
- Ecological and environmental preservation and renewal
- Economic sustainability and self-sufficiency of
off-reserve Aboriginal communities
- “Green” energy
- Integrating modern technologies with traditional methods to optimize land and water use, while developing more sustainable practices
- Traditional Aboriginal knowledge systems and
- Supporting historically and economically
marginalized Aboriginal communities
All projects and transactions will be supervised and/or executed by GFAA with regular audits to ensure compliance with accepted financial and international banking principles.
THE ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
As the goal of the GFAA Corporation is to encourage self-sufficiency and environmental, cultural and financial sustainability, projects supported by GFAA shall meet the following criteria:
Protection and preservation of ecosystems
Support and assistance to Aboriginals
Humanitarian and community assistance
A FIRST PILOT PROJECT HAS BEEN LAUNCHED
ABORIGINALS OF AMERICA RENEWABLE ENERGY PROGRAM
The Aboriginal Chiefs of America launched AAREP with the goal of helping families from all communities to harness nature responsibly, in order to ensure its permanence.
A first pilot project is set up under this program.
SOLAR ENERGY PROJECT
The goal will be to offer 80% rebates on turnkey projects to install solar panels, adjusted to the facility or to the intended use. An alternative energy source for the protection of the environment, allowing considerable savings.
Funding, Leadership and Oversight
All funding comes from resources owned and leveraged by Aboriginal communities and the international business community who share a common goal to preserve the environment and empower Aboriginal peoples.
Projects are selected through a consensus by the leaders of the Aboriginal communities selected to receive funding in the form of non-repayable grants, with the input and oversight of the funders.
In return, the selected communities provide funding for other Aboriginal communities by donating 10% of profits to the GFAA for re-distribution.
THE OPPORTUNITY: PRESERVING THE ENVIRONMENT THROUGH TRADITION
After generations of witnessing the depletion and destruction of wildlife, natural resources and the environment, Aboriginal leaders have come together, leveraging their skills and resources as well as those provided by other Aboriginal leaders, to reverse the damage and preserve the earth for future generations in keeping with traditional Aboriginal ways.
GFAA is supporting these communities by providing funding, green technologies, business expertise and other resources to slow down or reverse the harm done to the planet caused by industrialization, human pollution, mining, deforestation, etc.
We recognize that we are at a critical juncture to save the planet and the time to act is now before it is too late. As such, we are offering support and partnerships to Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal peoples willing to embrace and implement “green” technologies for the betterment of the environment and the well-being of our children and future generations.
The Women Decide
In traditional Aboriginal societies, the wisdom of women was revered and respected. Women held a central role in the protection, oversight and management of their communities, and were involved in every aspect of community life. As life givers and caregivers, women are attuned to their community needs and are naturally inclined to consensus-building for the well-being of all, from the needs of the children through to future generations.
The Chiefs Act
If there was an issue that could not be resolved by seeking the advice of the Elders, after consulting with the community, the Chief would consult the Clanmothers whose decision was final.The Clanmothers also had exclusive authority to limit the powers of a Chief or remove the Chief from office.
GFAA advocates a return to these traditional ways in order to ensure that the needs of the communities are addressed collaboratively and intuitively, ensuring the well-being of future generations.