aboriginal affairs

residential school benefit and Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada

IF an Indian lived on reserve when he or she died, the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC) appoints an administrator or executor for this person’s (the deceased) estate; if an Indian lived off reserve when he or she died, the provincial/territorial/state courts appoint an administrator or executor.

More information can be obtained by contacting the provincial/territorial/state court offices where the person resided when he or she died.

Please find more information and contact numbers HERE.