In July 2009, the AFN General Assembly mandated, through the Chiefs-in-Assembly Resolution no. 13/2009, the updating of the Indian Control of Indian Education (1972) document. This policy report was in pursuant of this mandate.
This final report of the Minister's National Working Group published by the Department of Indian and Northern Affairs Development was released in 2002. This report contains a total of 27 recommendations that spans early childhood up to post secondary education. The recommendations in this report cover topics such as: jurisdiction; infrastructure; funding, indigenous knowledge; language