Forest Path

Improving Indigenous Services. Advancing Indigenous Voices.

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Our projects are a combined effort from our staff and member agencies to bring the Indigenous community provide assistance and bring connections closer to the city of Hamilton. Learn more about how we can help you here.


CHIL distributes a monthly newsletter that keeps the city of Hamilton up to date on anything concerning the Indigenous community. Learn more about how you can join our monthly distribution list here.


As the world continues to navigate through a pandemic, CHIL wants to provide realiable resources to the Indigenous city of Hamilton. Learn more how to keep you and your loved ones safe here.

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Upcoming Indigenous Events in Hamilton


The Coalition of Hamilton Indigenous Leadership (formerly the HEDAC) is a collaborative of Indigenous organizational leaders responding to the needs of the Indigenous community of Hamilton.  The Coalition of Hamilton Indigenous Leadership (CHIL) staff and member agencies work to improve resources for the urban Indigenous community of Hamilton and advance Indigenous voices across the city.


CHIL is a collaborative of Indigenous organizational leaders founded on respect and wisdom. We respond to the needs of our community and support our member agencies by improving resources and advancing Indigenous voices in Hamilton. CHIL member agencies include the Hamilton Regional Indian Centre (HRIC), Niagara Peninsula Area Aboriginal Management Board (NPAAMB), Ontario Aboriginal Housing Services Inc. (OAHS), Sacajawea Non-Profit Housing, Native Women's Centre, and De Dwa Da Dehs Nye^s Aboriginal Health Centre.


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