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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for Senator Lynn Beyak To Be Removed From Conservative Caucus Following Latest Remarks

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for Senator Lynn Beyak To Be Removed From Conservative Caucus Following Latest Remarks September 20, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today in response to Senator Lynn Beyak’s recent comments: “In this era of reconciliation […]

by aanationtalk on September 20, 2017183 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Sets Out Priorities as Parliament Resumes: ‘We Want Action and Progress’

September 18, 2017 Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Sets Out Priorities as Parliament Resumes: ‘We Want Action and Progress’ (Ottawa, ON) – As the 42nd session of Parliament begins, Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde said there needs to be focus from all parties on concrete, practical steps towards building […]

by pmnationtalk on September 18, 2017214 Views

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Junior Policy Analysts (3 positions)

Junior Policy Analysts (3 positions) Environment and Climate Change Refer to Competition Number 2017-ENV-04 Internal/External Competition Description: The Assembly of First Nations is seeking skilled and motivated individuals to gather and research information and statistics as they relate to Environment and Climate Change. They will provide recommendations for policy/program/services development, as well as the interpretation […]

by pmnationtalk on September 15, 20170 Views

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Senior Research and Policy Analyst – Fisheries

Senior Research and Policy Analyst – Fisheries Environment Sector Refer to competition number 2017- ENV-03 Internal/External Description: The Assembly of First Nations is looking to expand its human resource capacity with the recruitment of a Senior Research and Policy Analyst in the field of Fisheries and Aquatic resources. We are seeking a professional, skilled and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 15, 20170 Views

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Administrative Assistants (3 positions)

Administrative Assistants (3 positions) Refer to competition number 2017-ENV-02-SOC-01 Internal/External Description: The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is seeking Administrative Assistants to work in the Environment Sector or the Social Development Sector. These skilled individuals will be responsible for a wide variety of administrative support services to facilitate the efficient operation of the organization and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 15, 20170 Views

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Executive Assistant to the CFO

Executive Assistant to the CFO Refer to Competition Number 2017-FIN-03 Term Position – Internal/External Competition Description: The Assembly of First Nations is seeking a well-organized, detail oriented Executive Assistant to support the Chief Finance Officer and act as the first point of contact for all communication coming through the CFO’s office. You will be responsible […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 20170 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Presents Eagle Staff to Canada to Commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

September 13, 2017 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Presents Eagle Staff to Canada to Commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (New York City, NY) – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde was in New York City today to gift a traditional Eagle Staff to His […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 2017247 Views

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Media Advisory – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Present Eagle Staff to Canada to Commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2017  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will present a traditional Eagle Staff to the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations to mark the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UN Declaration). His Excellency Marc-André Blanchard, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 20172084 Views

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Category: HealthText afn_logosm

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Marks World Suicide Prevention Day by Focusing on ‘Culture for Life’ to Promote Health and Wellness

OTTAWA, Sept. 8, 2017  – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde will mark World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10 by focusing on culture as a way to promote life and wellness, shifting the focus from ‘suicide prevention’ to ‘life promotion.’ Part of this effort involves a social media campaign called ‘Culture for […]

by pmnationtalk on September 8, 2017896 Views

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Policy Coordinator – Emergency Management/Services

Policy Coordinator – Emergency Management/Services Refer to Competition Number 2017-HIP-04 Term Position – Internal/External Competition Description:  The Assembly of First Nations is seeking a skilled and motivated professional to conduct research and analysis, develop policies, provide technical advice, develop reports, and other written material related to emergency services in First Nation communities. The Policy Coordinator […]

by pmnationtalk on September 7, 20170 Views

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Communications Coordinator

Communications Coordinator Refer to competition number 2017-COMM-01 Internal/External Competition Description: The Assembly of First Nations is seeking talented, team-oriented, passionate individual with a keen ability to support and assist with internal and external communications, with a special focus on social media. The incumbent will support the AFN team and inform AFN’s audiences about AFN activities […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 20170 Views

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Intermediate or Senior Policy Analyst

Intermediate or Senior Policy Analyst Refer to Competition Number 2017-POL-03 Internal/External Competition Description: The Assembly of First Nations is seeking a highly skilled and motivated professional to conduct research and analysis, develop policies, provide technical advice, develop reports, design and support stakeholder engagement within a multi-lateral team for projects such as 100 Wellington. Who Can […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 20170 Views

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Senior Policy Analyst – Health

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Assembly of First Nations Senior Policy Analyst – Health Refer to competition number 2017-HE-02 Internal/External Competition Description:  The Assembly of First Nations is seeking an experienced and highly skilled individual who will be responsible for gathering and researching information and statistics related to First Nations health and well being including, but not limited […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 20170 Views

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Policy Analyst – Health (2 positions)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Assembly of First Nations Policy Analyst – Health (2 positions) Refer to competition number 2017-HE-01 Internal/External Competition Description: The Assembly of First Nations is seeking two experienced and highly skilled individuals who will be responsible for gathering and researching information and statistics related to First Nations health and well-being with a focus on: […]

by pmnationtalk on September 5, 20170 Views

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AFN National Housing and Infrastructure Forum & Tradeshow October 30 – November 1, 2017

  Greetings, Please be advised that the Assembly of First Nations National Housing and Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow:  Moving Towards First Nations Care and Control of Housing & Infrastructure will be taking place October 30-November 1, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec.  We do hope that you will be able to join us for this event.  Please […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 2017344 Views

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Indigenous Languages Initiative Engagement Sessions

Indigenous Languages Initiative Engagement Sessions The Assembly of First Nations is convening engagement sessions regarding the Indigenous Languages Act as announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on December 6, 2016. Input from First Nations is being sought as this legislation is co-developed. Engagement sessions are being held and organized for a number of regions as […]

by pmnationtalk on September 3, 2017540 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Supports First Nations in Their Stand Against BC Salmon Farms, Crown Must Respect First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction

September 1, 2017 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Supports First Nations in Their Stand Against BC Salmon Farms, Crown Must Respect First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde supports First Nations in British Columbia who are peacefully occupying salmon fish farms and asserting inherent […]

by pmnationtalk on September 3, 2017459 Views

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Senior Policy Advisor – Water

Senior Policy Advisor – Water Refer to Competition Number 2017-HIP-03 Internal/External Competition Description: The Assembly of First Nations is seeking a highly skilled and motivated professional to conduct research and analysis, develop policies, provide technical advice, develop reports, and other written material related to Water for First Nation communities. The candidate will also be a […]

by pmnationtalk on August 30, 20170 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says New Federal Ministries a Positive Step for First Nations Relationships with the Crown

August 28, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today that the changes to the federal cabinet are significant steps toward restoring and revitalizing the nation-to-nation relationship between First Nations and the Crown. “First Nations have a government-to-government, nation-to-nation relationship with the Crown, as reflected in the Treaties […]

by pmnationtalk on August 28, 2017399 Views

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Category: EventsText afn_logosm

AFN Special Chiefs Assembly 2017 – Save the Date

Join the AFN Mailing List Liste d’envoi de l’apn Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly   The Assembly of First Nations is the national organization representing First Nation citizens in Canada.  Follow AFN on Twitter @AFN_Updates. ——————————————————– Assemblée des Premières Nations Assemblée extraordinaire des Chefs L’Assemblée des Premières Nations est l’organisme national qui représente […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 2017366 Views

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Category: Arts & CultureText afn_logosm

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Meeting with Cultural and Heritage Ministers Must Lead to Action to Protect and Strengthen First Nations Languages

OTTAWA, Aug. 24, 2017 /CNW/ – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today that the commitments on First Nations languages made at the National Indigenous Organizations and the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Heritage and Culture Ministers Roundtable and Meeting held on August 22, 2017, in Orford, QC must lead to immediate action with First Nations involved as […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 2017451 Views

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Category: YouthText afn_logosm

Culture For Life ~ My Culture. My Life.

Culture For Life My Culture. My Life. To mark World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th 2017, we are choosing to focus on LIFE through culture. We want to help facilitate meaningful connections with culture for First Nations youth and have youth themselves highlight the strength of culture and how it can promote wellness and […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017430 Views

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Category: HousingText afn_logosm

TECHNICAL BULLETIN – First Nations National Housing and Infrastructure Strategy

TECHNICAL BULLETIN – First Nations National Housing and Infrastructure Strategy “All First Nation members living on or away from their community have a right to shelter and they must be provided with an opportunity to access safe, secure, adequate and affordable housing.” (AFN: National First Nations Housing Strategy) This Bulletin is an update from the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 2017847 Views

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Indigenous Languages Engagement Initiative – Engagement Sessions

Languages The Assembly of First Nations is convening engagement sessions regarding the Indigenous Languages Act as announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on December 6, 2016. Input from First Nations is being sought as this legislation is co-developed. Engagement sessions are being held and organized for a number of regions. Engagement Session details will be […]

by pmnationtalk on August 11, 2017816 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Assembly of First Nations Published on Aug 9, 2017 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 2017403 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Marks International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and the 10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration

August 8, 2017 (Ottawa, ON): To mark the United Nations International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on August 9, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today expressed his commitment and his solidarity with Indigenous peoples worldwide to realize Indigenous peoples’ right to self-determination and to fully implement the United Nations Declaration […]

by pmnationtalk on August 8, 2017467 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Advise on NAFTA Negotiations to Ensure a Strong Voice for First Nations

August 2, 2017 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Advise on NAFTA Negotiations to Ensure a Strong Voice for First Nations (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde will participate on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Council to ensure a strong voice for First Nations rights, title, and jurisdiction […]

by pmnationtalk on August 3, 2017487 Views

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Minister of Justice, Jody Wilson-Raybould Addresses the 38th AFN, Annual General Assembly

Assembly of First Nation (AFN) 38th Annual General Assembly (AGA) – Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould speaks about rights recognition, implementation and the transition that Canada and Indigenous governments finds itself going through.

by pmnationtalk on July 27, 2017813 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Disappointed with Supreme Court Decision – Time to Implement UN Declaration

July 26, 2017 (Regina SK,) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded today to the Supreme Court of Canada decisions today in the Chippewas of the Thames and Clyde River cases dealing with Indigenous peoples right to consultation and accommodation. “It’s clear today that our right to consultation and accommodation must […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 2017774 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Announces Major Changes Giving First Nations Greater Financial Control

REGINA, July 25, 2017 – As First Nations leaders, Elders, women and youth from across Canada gathered in Regina, SK today for the opening of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Annual General Assembly, AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and federal Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, announced First Nations will have […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 2017735 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde – Opening Remarks to the AFN Annual General Assembly

July 25, 2017 Tawaw kahkiyaw, okimâwak, nâpewak, iskwewak, kêhtêak, oskâyak. Okimaw piyisiw awasis nitisihkason. Miyo kisikaw anoch. My friends and relatives I welcome you all. I acknowledge the Elders and lift them up for the pipe ceremony this morning and for getting us all connected to the Creator. I acknowledge that we are in Treaty […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 2017657 Views

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Media Advisory: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Federal Minister Carolyn Bennett to Announce Major Changes Giving First Nations Greater Financial Control

Media Advisory: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Federal Minister Carolyn Bennett to Announce Major Changes Giving First Nations Greater Financial Control REGINA, July 24, 2017 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Federal Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett will announce important changes in approaches […]

by aanationtalk on July 25, 2017324 Views

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REPEAT: Assembly of First Nations to Convene 38th Annual General Assembly July 25-27 in Regina, SK – “Our Priority: Our Children, Our Future”

July 21, 2017  – First Nation leaders, Elders, Women, youth and citizens from across the country are set to gather next week for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) 38th Annual General Assembly (AGA), to be held at the Evraz Place from July 25-27.  Chiefs and delegates will discuss key issues and determine strategy to […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 2017457 Views

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Assembly of First Nations to Convene 38th Annual General Assembly July 25-27 in Regina, SK – “Our Priority: Our Children, Our Future”

Assembly of First Nations to Convene 38th Annual General Assembly July 25-27 in Regina, SK – “Our Priority: Our Children, Our Future” July 21, 2017 (Ottawa, ON)― First Nation leaders, Elders, Women, youth and citizens from across the country are set to gather next week for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) 38th Annual General Assembly […]

by pmnationtalk on July 21, 2017376 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates New Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs

July 19, 2017 (Ottawa) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulated the new Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, Arlen Dumas, on being elected today by the Chiefs of Manitoba in Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation. “On behalf of the AFN and my colleagues on the AFN Executive Committee I extend […]

by pmnationtalk on July 19, 2017364 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Wildfire – Situation in British Columbia

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Wildfire – Situation in British Columbia July 18, 2017 (Ottawa) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today on the ongoing wildfires affecting First Nations and many residents in British Columbia. As of July 17, about 40,000 people have been displaced […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 2017284 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says the AFN Expects Full Inclusion in Intergovernmental Tables

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says the AFN Expects Full Inclusion in Intergovernmental Tables July 17, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde expressed his strong objection today to attempts to sideline and segregate the AFN from participation in federal-provincial-territorial intergovernmental tables, including the 2017 Council […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 2017363 Views

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Media advisory: National Indigenous Leaders Expect Full Inclusion in Intergovernmental Tables

OTTAWA, July 14, 2017   – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) President Natan Obed and Métis Nation (MNC) President Clément Chartier will hold a press conference on Indigenous Peoples’ participation in federal-provincial-territorial intergovernmental tables, and the 2017 Council of the Federation meeting scheduled for Edmonton July 18-19. The Council of the Federation was established […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 2017397 Views

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National Indigenous Leaders Expect Full Inclusion in Intergovernmental Tables

National Indigenous Leaders Expect Full Inclusion in Intergovernmental Tables (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) President Natan Obed and Métis Nation (MNC) President Clément Chartier will hold a press conference on Indigenous Peoples’ participation in federal-provincial-territorial intergovernmental tables, and the 2017 Council of the Federation meeting scheduled […]

by pmnationtalk on July 14, 2017299 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Looks Forward to Working with New Governor General of Canada

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Looks Forward to Working with New Governor General of Canada (Ottawa) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates Julie Payette and welcomes her in her role as the next Governor General of Canada. “I welcome the new Governor General and, as the representative […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 2017170 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Commissioner’s Resignation from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

July 11, 2017 Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Commissioner’s Resignation from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today on the resignation of Commissioner Marilyn Poitras from the National Inquiry […]

by pmnationtalk on July 11, 2017328 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Launches Digital Resource for Teachers It’s Our Time First Nations Education Toolkit on iTunes U

Assembly of First Nations Launches Digital Resource for Teachers It’s Our Time First Nations Education Toolkit on iTunes U June 28, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations’ digital education resource It’s Our Time First Nations Education Toolkit is now on iTunes U. The free, downloadable package for iPad is a resource for […]

by pmnationtalk on June 28, 2017393 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde becomes First National AFN leader to march in Toronto’s 37th Annual Pride Parade

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde becomes First National AFN leader to march in Toronto’s 37th Annual Pride Parade June 23, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today he was honoured to accept an invitation to march in Toronto’s 37th annual Pride Parade on June 25th and he looks […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 2017329 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde becomes First National AFN leader to march in Toronto’s 37th Annual Pride Parade

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde becomes First National AFN leader to march in Toronto’s 37th Annual Pride Parade (Ottawa, ON) – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today he was honoured to accept an invitation to march in Toronto’s 37th annual Pride Parade on June 25th and he looks forward to becoming […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 2017424 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Name Change for June 21: ‘National Indigenous Peoples Day’

June 21, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations Nation Chief Perry Bellegarde supports the new name for June 21 – National Indigenous Peoples Day – as a name consistent with the international recognition of Indigenous peoples and consistent with an AFN resolution (23/2013) calling for the name change. “I believe this small change […]

by pmnationtalk on June 21, 2017359 Views

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AFN Specific Claims Dialogue Session

AFN Expert Panel Report Minister Bennett’s 2016 report to parliament on the Five Year Review of the Specific Claims Tribunal Act 2016 Office of the Auditor General’s Report on Specific Claims Fairmont Hotel Vancouver 900 W Georgia St, Vancouver, BC V6C 2W6 Vancouver Island Room LIVE WEBCAST AGENDA If you are unable to attend the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 19, 2017537 Views

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National Chief Bulletin: Announcement on Initiative to Create an Indigenous Languages Act

National Chief Bulletin: Announcement on Initiative to Create an Indigenous Languages Act Announcement on Initiative to Create an Indigenous Languages Act On June 15, I participated in an announcement with the federal Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, on the co-development of an Indigenous Languages Act. This proposed legislation is aimed at revitalizing, […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 2017394 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Commits to Action on an Indigenous Languages Act to Protect and Strengthen First Nations Languages

June 15, 2017 Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Commits to Action on an Indigenous Languages Act to Protect and Strengthen First Nations Languages (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today participated in a joint announcement with the Federal Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, on […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 2017483 Views

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Category: HealthText afn_logosm

AFN: First Nations Health Transformation Agenda

First Nations Health Transformation Agenda June 15 2017 The First Nations Health Transformation Agenda (FNHTA) was originally conceived of in order to influence the federal/provincial/territorial (F/P/T) Health Accord negotiations. In order to ensure diverse First Nations perspectives, the AFN Health Sector sought direction from the AFN’s Chiefs Committee on Health, the National First Nations Health […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 2017362 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Stands for Gender Equality and the Elimination of Discrimination Under the Indian Act

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Stands for Gender Equality and the Elimination of Discrimination Under the Indian Act June 14, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde stands for gender equality and is calling for a thorough and effective response to end discrimination under the Indian Act’s treatment of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 2017354 Views

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