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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says Newly Passed Legislation will Help Build Stronger and Healthier First Nations

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says Newly Passed Legislation will Help Build Stronger and Healthier First Nations June 20, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today welcomes the passing of two new pieces of federal legislation passed in the House of Commons today. The Indigenous Languages Act, Bill C-91 […]

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Statement on River Run 2019 – Walk with Grassy Narrows for Mercury Justice

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Statement on River Run 2019 – Walk with Grassy Narrows for Mercury Justice June 19, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today provided the below statement in support of justice for Grassy Narrows Fist Nation. “The Assembly of First Nations supports Chief Rudy Turtle […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 201951 Views

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First Nations Will Ensure Their Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in TransMountain Expansion Project – AFN National Chief Bellegarde

First Nations Will Ensure Their Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in TransMountain Expansion Project – AFN National Chief Bellegarde June 19, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Following the federal government’s decision today on the TransMountain pipeline expansion project, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says First Nations will ensure their rights, title […]

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Communications Officer

Communications Officer Description: The Assembly of First Nations is seeking a dynamic and team oriented individual to develop, introduce and oversee communication activities, initiatives and strategies for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN). The successful candidate will be involved with various aspects of communications and public education programs to communicate the perspective, goals and aspirations […]

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Media Advisory – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Address Economic Club of Canada on First Nations Priorities: A New Relationship and a New Agenda – June 19, 2019

Media Advisory – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Address Economic Club of Canada on First Nations Priorities: A New Relationship and a New Agenda – June 19, 2019 OTTAWA, June 18, 2019  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will address the Economic Club of Canada tomorrow in Ottawa, setting out First […]

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It’s time to STAND UP! with Murray Porter

For Immediate Release: It’s time to STAND UP! with Murray Porter (Capilano Rez, North Vancouver, B.C.) In the spirit of righteous grass roots action, “STAND UP!”, Murray Porter’s third feature album was made with honest musical labour, community loyalty and undying passions from this Bluesman’s own heart. JUNO winner for `Aboriginal Album of the Year’ […]

by pmnationtalk on June 13, 201981 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Fully Supports the Interlake Reserves Tribal Council Demand for Consultations for the Outlet Channel Project in Manitoba

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Fully Supports the Interlake Reserves Tribal Council Demand for Consultations for the Outlet Channel Project in Manitoba June 12, 2019 (Ottawa, Ontario) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde fully supports Interlake Reserves Tribal Council (IRTC) in its demand that the Government of Manitoba halt all work […]

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AFN Fully Supports Natoaganeg First Nation in Exercising Their Treaty Right to Fish in their Territory

AFN Fully Supports Natoaganeg First Nation in Exercising Their Treaty Right to Fish in their Territory June 7, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says immediate action is required to ensure the rights of Natoaganeg (Eel Ground) First Nation are respected and upheld by all governments.  The Natoaganeg […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 201971 Views

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Alberta Regional Chief Marlene Poitras on the Release of Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Alberta Regional Chief Marlene Poitras on the Release of Reclaiming Power and Place: The Final Report of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls June 3, 2019: Today, the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls released their final report, Reclaiming Power and Place. The mandate of the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 6, 201994 Views

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Coordinated and Immediate Action Required to End Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls and those at Risk: AFN National Chief

Coordinated and Immediate Action Required to End Violence Against Indigenous Women and Girls and those at Risk: AFN National Chief (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says immediate and sustained action in coordination with First Nations is essential to fully implement the recommendations and Calls to Justice in the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 3, 2019121 Views

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AFN Yukon Regional Chief Supports Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Declaration of State of Emergency on Climate Change

AFN Yukon Regional Chief Supports Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation Declaration of State of Emergency on Climate Change OTTAWA, May 29, 2019  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek today re-affirmed her strong support for the recent declaration of a state of emergency on climate change by the Vuntut Gwitchin First Nation, the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 201969 Views

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AFN National Chief Meets with Prime Minister and U.S. Vice President on International Trade

AFN National Chief Meets with Prime Minister and U.S. Vice President on International Trade May 30, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today in Ottawa met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and United States Vice President Mike Pence, among others, on the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA). National Chief […]

by ahnationtalk on May 30, 2019138 Views

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Respect for First Nations Rights is Essential to Canada’s Economy, Says AFN National Chief Bellegarde in Wake of BC Court of Appeal Decision

May 25, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says economic certainty can only be achieved when First Nations rights, title and jurisdiction are respected and upheld, including the standard of free, prior and informed consent. The National Chief made the comments following the decision by the British Columbia […]

by pmnationtalk on May 27, 2019137 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for Fundamental Changes in Justice System to Reflect Respect for Indigenous Women and Girls and First Nations Approaches to Justice

May 24, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today’s Supreme Court of Canada decision inR v. Bartonincludes some positive steps but reinforces the need for fundamental changes to Canada’s legal system to ensure fairness and dignity for Indigenous women and girls, and respect for First Nations approaches […]

by pmnationtalk on May 27, 2019129 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Exoneration of Chief Poundmaker is a Step Towards Reconciliation: “A Peacemaker Who Wanted a Better Future for His People”

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Exoneration of Chief Poundmaker is a Step Towards Reconciliation: “A Peacemaker Who Wanted a Better Future for His People” May 23, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is participating today in the exoneration ceremony for Chief Poundmaker and apology by Prime Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 2019143 Views

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AFN National Chief Calls on Canada to Recognize Unceded Unsurrendered Algonquin Title of Indigenous Peoples Space in Ottawa

AFN National Chief Calls on Canada to Recognize Unceded Unsurrendered Algonquin Title of Indigenous Peoples Space in Ottawa OTTAWA, May 15, 2019  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde supports the Algonquin Nation in their work to secure title to lands within Algonquin territory. This includes the future Indigenous Peoples Space – a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 15, 2019234 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Urges Committee Support for Federal Legislation focused on First Nations Jurisdiction for Care of Children

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Urges Committee Support for Federal Legislation focused on First Nations Jurisdiction for Care of Children (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs today, speaking directly to e urgency of passing federal legislation on […]

by ahnationtalk on May 9, 2019238 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Welcomes Court Ruling to Uphold Federal Carbon Pricing Plan

Assembly of First Nations Welcomes Court Ruling to Uphold Federal Carbon Pricing Plan (Ottawa, ON) – Following a decision by the Saskatchewan Court of Appeal to uphold the federal Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says carbon pricing is an important step to address what he calls […]

by ahnationtalk on May 6, 2019168 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Involvement of First Nations in Columbia River Treaty Negotiations is the Right Move That Will Lead to Better Outcomes

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Involvement of First Nations in Columbia River Treaty Negotiations is the Right Move That Will Lead to Better Outcomes (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde welcomes a decision by the federal government to officially involve First Nations in the negotiations currently underway with […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 2019209 Views

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Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations to Convene National Policy Forum on Nation Building and Four Key Federal Policies – May 1 & 2 in Edmonton, Alberta

Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations to Convene National Policy Forum on Nation Building and Four Key Federal Policies – May 1 & 2 in Edmonton, Alberta OTTAWA, April 30, 2019  – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is convening a national forum on First Nations Led Processes: The Four Policies and Nation Building […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 2019275 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief at Meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers to Push for Action for First Nations Children

Assembly of First Nations National Chief at Meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers to Push for Action for First Nations Children SASKATOON, April 23, 2019 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is at the meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Social Services and Indigenous Leaders in Saskatoon, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 2019267 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Participates in the 18th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

Assembly of First Nations Participates in the 18th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues April 23, 2019 (New York City, NY) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) co-hosted an event today at United Nations (UN) Headquarters in New York called Achieving the Promise of the International Year of Indigenous Languages […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 2019248 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Mourns Passing of First Nations Leader, Knowledge Keeper and Former National Chief Noel Starblanket

Assembly of First Nations Mourns Passing of First Nations Leader, Knowledge Keeper and Former National Chief Noel Starblanket (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today mourned the passing of Noel Starblanket, a highly respected Knowledge Keeper, advocate, teacher and two-time National Chief, from Star Blanket Cree Nation in Saskatchewan. “I […]

by pmnationtalk on April 16, 2019235 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Supreme Court Win in Residential Schools Compensation Case “A Victory for Justice and for Survivors of the Indian Residential Schools”

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Supreme Court Win in Residential Schools Compensation Case “A Victory for Justice and for Survivors of the Indian Residential Schools” (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde called today’s ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada in J.W. v. Canada (Attorney General) an important victory […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 2019248 Views

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Director of Lands, Territories and Resources

Director of Lands, Territories and Resources Assembly of First Nations Director of Lands, Territories and Resources Refer to Competition Number 2019-LANDS-01 Description: The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is seeking an experienced individual with an established reputation and ability to develop broad strategies and policy positions that reflect AFN’s priorities with respect to lands, territories […]

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AFN National Mental Wellness Forum Focuses on Life Promotion and Cultural Pathways to Closing Health Gap

AFN National Mental Wellness Forum Focuses on Life Promotion and Cultural Pathways to Closing Health Gap (Ottawa, ON) – In advance of World Health Day, First Nations from across Canada gathered in Winnipeg, Manitoba this week for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Mental Wellness Forum.  More than 500 First Nations citizens, health providers and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 2019356 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Departure of Ms. Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Jane Philpott from Liberal Caucus

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Departure of Ms. Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Jane Philpott from Liberal Caucus April 3, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde released the below statement following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement to remove Ms. Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Jane Philpott from Liberal caucus. […]

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Human Resources Officer

Human Resources Officer Shoreside Workforce Inc 210-12860 Clarke Place Richmond BC V3V 2H1 Terms of Employment: Permanent, Full-time Salary: $28.00/hour for 40 hours a week Language: English Job Location: 210-12860 Clarke Place Richmond BC V3V 2H1 Job Description: Shoreside Workforce Inc based at 210-12860 Clarke Place Richmond BC V3V 2H1 are hiring 1 Human Resources […]

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Operations Coordinator

Operations Coordinator Position Title: Operations Coordinator Sector: Finance, IT & Records Name and Title of Supervisor: Chief Financial Officer Position Overview: The Operations Coordinator takes direction from and reports to the Sector Director. The incumbent keep the Director and Sector staff informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities. The incumbent assists with organizing, coordinating and facilitating […]

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Senators must be there for reconciliation – Indigenous peoples’ organizations, human rights groups and faith communities urge Senate not to squander opportunity to pass UN Declaration implementation Bill

Senators must be there for reconciliation – Indigenous peoples’ organizations, human rights groups and faith communities urge Senate not to squander opportunity to pass UN Declaration implementation Bill OTTAWA, April 1, 2019  – Tomorrow, April 2, is the next crucial opportunity to advance the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples implementation Bill, private member’s […]

by ahnationtalk on April 1, 2019276 Views

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Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations Convening National Mental Wellness Forum in Winnipeg, Manitoba April 2-4, 2019

Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations Convening National Mental Wellness Forum in Winnipeg, Manitoba April 2-4, 2019 OTTAWA, March 29, 2019 /CNW/ – Hundreds of First Nations leaders, mental wellness experts, health organizations, government officials and those with lived experience will gather in Winnipeg April 2-4, 2019 for the first-ever national AFN Mental Wellness Forum […]

by pmnationtalk on March 29, 2019282 Views

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NATIONAL CHIEF PERRY BELLEGARDE BULLETIN – Federal Budget and Comprehensive Claims Funding

NATIONAL CHIEF PERRY BELLEGARDE BULLETIN – Federal Budget and Comprehensive Claims Funding SUMMARY:  The federal budget tabled on March 19 includes a commitment to forgive and reimburse First Nations loans accumulated through the negotiation of comprehensive claims. I advocated for this commitment along with First Nations as a move consistent with our rights, title and […]

by pmnationtalk on March 22, 2019774 Views

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2019 Federal Budget Provides Sustained Investments for Continued Momentum and Progress for First Nations: AFN National Chief Bellegarde

2019 Federal Budget Provides Sustained Investments for Continued Momentum and Progress for First Nations: AFN National Chief Bellegarde (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the federal budget tabled today in Ottawa includes key sustained investments that continue to support success for First Nations children and First Nations governments. […]

by pmnationtalk on March 20, 2019654 Views

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Broken Systems Failed Tina Fontaine – AFN Says Coordinated Action Required to Implement Manitoba Child Advocate Report’s Recommendations

Broken Systems Failed Tina Fontaine – AFN Says Coordinated Action Required to Implement Manitoba Child Advocate Report’s Recommendations (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the report released today by the Manitoba Advocate for Children and Youth underscores the need to address long-standing failures in approaches by governments across […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 2019687 Views

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National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin – March 2019

National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin – March 2019 Federal Legislation on Indigenous Child Welfare – Bill C-92 SUMMARY: On February 28, 2019 Indigenous Services Canada Minister Seamus O’Regan introduced federal legislation on Indigenous child welfare (Bill C-92) that recognizes First Nations jurisdiction over child and family services. The proposed legislation was developed with input by […]

by pmnationtalk on March 13, 2019655 Views

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Human Resources Officer

Human Resources Officer Description: The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) requires an experienced and career-minded Human Resources (HR) Officer. The incumbent will report to the Director of Human Resources and will be responsible for various human resources functions such as: maintaining employment opportunities and the staff directory on website; schedule and conduct in-person and on-line […]

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Administrative Assistant(s)

Administrative Assistant(s) Description: The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is seeking Administrative Assistants to work in The various Sectors. These skilled individuals will be responsible for a wide variety of administrative support services to facilitate the efficient operation of the organization and include secretarial, clerical, data entry, customer services, and other office support functions. They […]

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says First Nations Responsibility for Child Welfare Key to New Legislation, Urges Investments to Support New Approach

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says First Nations Responsibility for Child Welfare Key to New Legislation, Urges Investments to Support New Approach (Ottawa, ON) – Following the introduction of federal legislation on Indigenous child welfare today in Parliament, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said that First Nations children are the first priority […]

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AFN National Chief Says Safe Drinking Water and Proper Sanitation for First Nations is a Human Right at AFN Annual Water Symposium

AFN National Chief Says Safe Drinking Water and Proper Sanitation for First Nations is a Human Right at AFN Annual Water Symposium February 26, 2019 (Niagara Falls, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde addressed delegates this morning at the opening of the 2nd Annual Water Symposium and Tradeshow in Niagara […]

by pmnationtalk on February 26, 2019879 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh on Election Victory

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh on Election Victory (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today congratulates NDP leader Jagmeet Singh on his electoral victory in the riding of Burnaby South, B.C. “I congratulate the NDP leader and the new Member of Parliament for Burnaby […]

by pmnationtalk on February 26, 2019907 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Tabling of Federal Legislation to Revitalize Indigenous Languages, Says the Bill Deserves Support from All Canadians and Parliamentarians

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Tabling of Federal Legislation to Revitalize Indigenous Languages, Says the Bill Deserves Support from All Canadians and Parliamentarians February 5, 2019 Statement from National Chief Perry Bellegarde (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today welcomed the tabling in Parliament of the federal Indigenous […]

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Addresses UN General Assembly at Launch Event for the International Year of Indigenous Languages and Calls for Support for Upcoming Indigenous Languages Legislation in Canada

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Addresses UN General Assembly at Launch Event for the International Year of Indigenous Languages and Calls for Support for Upcoming Indigenous Languages Legislation in Canada February 1, 2019 (National Chief’s remarks) (New York City, NY) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today addressed the United Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on February 1, 2019288 Views

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AFN National Chief Congratulates AFN Quebec-Labrador Regional Chief Ghislain Picard on Re-Election

AFN National Chief Congratulates AFN Quebec-Labrador Regional Chief Ghislain Picard on Re-Election January 30, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates Regional Chief Ghislain Picard on being re-elected to represent the Quebec-Labrador region on the AFN National Executive. “Regional Chief Picard is the longest serving member of the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 30, 20191128 Views

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AFN-Canada Memorandum of Understanding on Joint Priorities Meeting

January 23, 2019 On January 14, 2019, the National Chief, members of the Executive Committee and other Chiefs met with Prime Minister Trudeau and members of his Cabinet as part of the AFN-Canada Memorandum of Understanding on Joint Priorities. The Prime Minister and the National Chief co-chaired this meeting, the first of three meetings that […]

by pmnationtalk on January 23, 20191194 Views

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Government of Canada and Assembly of First Nations announce new policy and funding approach for First Nations K-12 education on reserve

Government of Canada and Assembly of First Nations announce new policy and funding approach for First Nations K-12 education on reserve January, 21, 2019 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, ON, Indigenous Services Canada New approach takes effect April 1, 2019, supports First Nations control of First Nations education, and ensures more predictable and sufficient funding.  […]

by pmnationtalk on January 22, 20191122 Views

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AFN Congratulates the Teslin Tlingit Council in Recent Yukon Supreme Court Ruling Confirming Canada’s Legal Obligations to Modern Treaties

AFN Congratulates the Teslin Tlingit Council in Recent Yukon Supreme Court Ruling Confirming Canada’s Legal Obligations to Modern Treaties (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek congratulate the Teslin Tlingit Council (TTC) on the recent Yukon Supreme Court decision that affirms Canada’s constitutional […]

by pmnationtalk on January 21, 2019874 Views

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First Nations Priorities Must Be Canada’s Priorities – AFN National Chief Responds to Federal Cabinet Shuffle

First Nations Priorities Must Be Canada’s Priorities – AFN National Chief Responds to Federal Cabinet Shuffle (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded to today’s federal cabinet shuffle stating continued commitment and progress on First Nations priorities is critical to moving forward and closing the gap between First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on January 14, 2019832 Views

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Reconciliation Will Not Be Achieved Through Force

Reconciliation Will Not Be Achieved Through Force January 8, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today on the RCMP’s action against the Gidimt’en camp and checkpoint yesterday in northern B.C., set up in support of the Unist’ot’en, both of which are houses of the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 2019827 Views

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National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin December 2018

National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin December 2018 SUMMARY: • The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) held its Special Chiefs Assembly from December 4 – 6, 2018, on unceded Algonquin territory in Ottawa, Ontario. Fifty-two resolutions were passed and will be posted on the AFN website very soon. • The AFN participated in the First Ministers […]

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Assembly of First Nations 2018 Holiday Greeting from National Chief Perry Bellegarde

Assembly of First Nations 2018 Holiday Greeting from National Chief Perry Bellegarde NT5

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 2018800 Views

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