Welcome to the Web site of the Ontario Native Affairs Secretariat (ONAS).

The Ontario Native Affairs Secretariat (ONAS) supports the Minister Responsible for Native Affairs. The Secretariat provides corporate Aboriginal policy development and management support, and negotiates and settles land claims. The Secretariat also monitors where appropriate, self-government negotiations led by the federal government.

The Secretariat works with partners in the public and private sectors to promote Aboriginal self-reliance and economic development. It also facilitates the province’s relationships with Aboriginal peoples and their organizations and with the federal government.

You will find information regarding Aboriginal matters in Ontario, including information about the Secretariat; business plans; accessibility plan; news releases and links to related Web sites. This Web site is searchable by keyword or you can go directly to our site map.

The information on this Web site is provided as a public service. The Ontario Native Affairs Secretariat is not able to guarantee that all the information is current or accurate. Readers should verify the information before acting on it. If you want to reproduce documents from the Ontario Native Affairs Secretariat, or if you are planning to use excerpts from these documents, please read the important copyright information.

Note that archival material such as news releases is posted here for reference purposes only.