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The Assembly of First Nations calls for all governments to be swift and diligent in supporting First Nations during the State of Emergency in Manitoba

The Assembly of First Nations calls for all governments to be swift and diligent in supporting First Nations during the State of Emergency in Manitoba OTTAWA, Oct. 12, 2019 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and AFN Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart call for all governments to immediately ensure First Nations and […]

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AFN Statement on Regional Chief Removal by Regional Leadership

AFN Statement on Regional Chief Removal by Regional Leadership October 11, 2019 The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Executive recognizes and respects the removal of Morley Googoo as Regional Chief for Nova Scotia-Newfoundland by First Nations leadership in the region, consistent with article 17 of the AFN Charter. Under AFN By-Laws, Mr. Googoo is no […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 201931 Views

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AFN Says Substantial Investments for Mental Wellness in First Nations are Essential in Closing the Health Gap Between First Nations and Canada

AFN Says Substantial Investments for Mental Wellness in First Nations are Essential in Closing the Health Gap Between First Nations and Canada October 10, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – On World Mental Health Day, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) urges all federal leaders commit to substantial investments for mental wellness for First Nations as a […]

by ahnationtalk on October 11, 201948 Views

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Administrative Assistant(s)

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Assembly of First Nations Administrative Assistant(s) Refer to competition number 2019-ADM-02 Internal/External   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 […]

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Speechwriter

TEMPORARY EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY Assembly of First Nations Speechwriter Refer to competition number 2019-NCO -01 Temporary Position – Internal/External Description:  The Assembly of First Nations is seeking a dynamic and creative individual to prepare and write speeches for the National Chief. The successful candidate will partner with the Assembly of First Nation’s media team to develop […]

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Extremely Disappointed in Canada’s Request for Judicial Review of CHRT Ruling to Compensate Children

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Extremely Disappointed in Canada’s Request for Judicial Review of CHRT Ruling to Compensate Children (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is extremely disappointed to hear of today’s request for judicial review by the Government of Canada on the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) decision that secured […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 201934 Views

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AFN TECHNICAL BULLETIN – Chronic Wasting Disease

AFN TECHNICAL BULLETIN – Chronic Wasting Disease October 1, 2019 The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is providing this Bulletin to all First Nations to share some important information on an environmental health issue that is affecting deer, elk, moose and caribou. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a fatal neurological disease that affects species in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201938 Views

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for the First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Forum, November 5-6, 2019, in Ottawa

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN for the First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Forum, November 5-6, 2019, in Ottawa Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations will be hosting the First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Forum on November 5-6, 2019, at the Delta Hotel Ottawa City Centre, Ottawa, Ontario. This two-day Forum will bring together First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 201966 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Demands Action on Recommendations of the Viens Report, the Latest of Many Reports Concluding Systemic Discrimination a Reality for First Nations

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Demands Action on Recommendations of the Viens Report, the Latest of Many Reports Concluding Systemic Discrimination a Reality for First Nations OTTAWA, Sept. 30, 2019 – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde insists the Government of Quebec – and all governments – take action to eliminate the kinds of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 30, 201939 Views

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National Chief Perry Bellegarde Fully Supports the Listuguj First Nation in Exercising their Treaty Right to Fish in their Territory

National Chief Perry Bellegarde Fully Supports the Listuguj First Nation in Exercising their Treaty Right to Fish in their Territory September 26, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says he supports the Listuguj First Nation as they assert their rights and conduct a commercial lobster fishery, this fall, […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 201957 Views

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National Chief Bellegarde and Regional Chiefs march with Climate Warrior Greta Thunberg in Montreal to bring Attention to the Climate Crisis

National Chief Bellegarde and Regional Chiefs march with Climate Warrior Greta Thunberg in Montreal to bring Attention to the Climate Crisis MONTREAL, Sept. 27, 2019 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Bellegarde, AFN Yukon Regional Chief Adamek, and AFN Regional Chief for Quebec and Labrador, Ghislain Picard, will march today with the AFNQL […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 201954 Views

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“We Must Bring Justice and Healing to the Families Whose Children Never Made it Home from Residential Schools,” Says AFN NWT Regional Chief Yakeleya

“We Must Bring Justice and Healing to the Families Whose Children Never Made it Home from Residential Schools,” Says AFN NWT Regional Chief Yakeleya OTTAWA, Sept. 19, 2019 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) NWT Regional Chief Norman Yakeleya attended a presentation by the National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation (NCTR) yesterday on their work regarding […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 201997 Views

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Policy Analyst – Economic Development Sector

Assembly of First Nations Policy Analyst – Economic Development Sector Refer to Competition Number 2019-ECDEV-01 Internal/External Competition Description:   The Policy Analyst gathers, and researches information and statistics related to First Nations participation in the economy, and provide recommendations for economic policy/program/services development, interpretation and application of such. The position is responsible for the achievement of […]

by pmnationtalk on September 19, 20190 Views

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Update on New Fiscal Relationship – National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin

Update on New Fiscal Relationship – National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin September 2019 SUMMARY:  The Joint Advisory Committee on Fiscal Relations (JACFR) presented their interim report, Honouring Our Ancestors by Trailblazing a Path to the Future, to the National Chief and Minister of Indigenous Services Canada in June 2019. Consistent with the Assembly of First […]

by ahnationtalk on September 19, 2019100 Views

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Senior Policy Advisor- Social Development

Senior Policy Advisor- Social Development Refer to competition number 2019-SOC-02 Internal/External Competition Description:  The Assembly of First Nations is seeking an experienced and highly skilled individual who will be primarily responsible for work related to Bill C-92, An Act respecting First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families (the Act). The Senior Policy Advisor […]

by pmnationtalk on September 17, 20190 Views

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Senior Policy Analyst – Social Development

Senior Policy Analyst – Social Development Refer to competition number 2019-SOC-01 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 relating to First Nations Child Welfare, Early Learning and Child Care and Youth Case Management (Income […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 20190 Views

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Administrative Assistant(s)

Administrative Assistant(s) Refer to competition number 2019-ADM-02 Internal/External 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, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 11, 20190 Views

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The AFN Launches Honouring Promises: 2019 Election Priorities for First Nations and Canada

The AFN Launches Honouring Promises: 2019 Election Priorities for First Nations and Canada September 9, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Today, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde launched Honouring Promises: 2019 Federal Election Priorities for First Nations and Canada to provide a path forward for parties and candidates in the federal election. The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 9, 2019110 Views

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AFN Secures Major Victory and Compensation for First Nations Children and Families at Human Rights Tribunal

AFN Secures Major Victory and Compensation for First Nations Children and Families at Human Rights Tribunal September 6, 2019 (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today’s ruling by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) is a major victory for fairness and justice that must be respected by Canada. The […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 2019241 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Present 2019 Federal Election Priorities for First Nations and Canada

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Present 2019 Federal Election Priorities for First Nations and Canada OTTAWA, Sept. 6, 2019  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will publicly release “Honouring Promises: 2019 Federal Election Priorities for First Nations and Canada“, at a press conference on Monday, September 9. The document sets […]

by ahnationtalk on September 6, 2019313 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Convenes its First Ever National Cannabis Summit – Delegates will Address Key Issues of Jurisdiction, Health, and Social and Economic Impacts

Assembly of First Nations Convenes its First Ever National Cannabis Summit – Delegates will Address Key Issues of Jurisdiction, Health, and Social and Economic Impacts (Vancouver, B.C.) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and AFN British Columbia Regional Chief Terry Teegee addressed delegates today at the AFN’s first ever National Cannabis […]

by ahnationtalk on September 5, 201987 Views

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R-E-P-E-A-T / Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations to Convene its First Ever National Cannabis Summit

R-E-P-E-A-T / Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations to Convene its First Ever National Cannabis Summit OTTAWA, Aug. 30, 2019  – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is convening its first ever National Cannabis Summit on September 4-5, 2019 in Vancouver British Columbia on the territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.  Hundreds of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2019186 Views

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Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations to Convene its First Ever National Cannabis Summit

Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations to Convene its First Ever National Cannabis Summit September 4-5, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia OTTAWA, Aug. 30, 2019 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is convening its first ever National Cannabis Summit on September 4-5, 2019 in Vancouver British Columbia on the territory of the Musqueam, Squamish […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 201996 Views

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Policy Analyst – Health

Policy Analyst – Health Refer to competition number 2019-HE-03 Internal/External Competition escription: 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 to Mental Health, Non-Insured Health Benefits, Dental Health, […]

by pmnationtalk on August 28, 20190 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Wants Immediate Action to Stop Devastation in the Amazon and a Commitment from Canada to Act Now on the Climate Crisis

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Wants Immediate Action to Stop Devastation in the Amazon and a Commitment from Canada to Act Now on the Climate Crisis OTTAWA, Aug. 24, 2019 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde wants Brazil and all countries to take immediate action to stop the fires that are devastating the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 26, 2019106 Views

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by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2019224 Views

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Finance Clerk

Finance Clerk Refer to competition number 2019-FIN-03 Internal/External Description: The Assembly of First Nations is seeking a detail oriented and highly organized Finance Clerk responsible for providing financial, administrative and clerical services in order to ensure effective, efficient and accurate financial and administrative operations. The Finance Clerk must comply with the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 20190 Views

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Court Approval on the Indian Day School Class Action Settlement is a Step Towards Reconciliation, says AFN National Chief

Court Approval on the Indian Day School Class Action Settlement is a Step Towards Reconciliation, says AFN National Chief August 21, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde calls yesterday’s Federal Court announcement approving the Indian Day School class action settlement an important step towards reconciliation and healing for […]

by ahnationtalk on August 21, 201967 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Offers Condolences to the family of Elder Tony Cote

Assembly of First Nations Offers Condolences to the family of Elder Tony Cote (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today offered condolences to the family and friends of Elder Tony Cote, a highly respected veteran, Knowledge Keeper, First Nations advocate and past Chief of Cote First Nation in Saskatchewan. “On […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 201983 Views

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Yukon First Nations Leaders Launch Federal Election Strategy 2019 ‘A Yukon That Leads’ with AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde at AFN 2019 Annual General Assembly

Yukon First Nations Leaders Launch Federal Election Strategy 2019 ‘A Yukon That Leads’ with AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde at AFN 2019 Annual General Assembly FREDERICTON, July 24, 2019  – Yukon First Nations Chiefs, Elders, women’s and youth representatives travelled across the country to the traditional territory of the Wolastoqey – Maliseet this week for […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 2019139 Views

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Assembly of First Nations (AFN) will be hosting its 40th Annual General Assembly (AGA) under the theme of ‘Celebrating Successes and Giving Thanks’

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) will be hosting its 40th Annual General Assembly (AGA) under the theme of ‘Celebrating Successes and Giving Thanks’ The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) will be hosting its 40th Annual General Assembly (AGA) under the theme of ‘Celebrating Successes and Giving Thanks’, from July 23 to 25, 2019 in Fredericton, New […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 2019132 Views

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Media Advisory: First Nations Leaders and Delegates from Across the Country Gather for the AFN Annual General Assembly July 23-25, 2019 in Fredericton, NB

First Nations Leaders and Delegates from Across the Country Gather for the AFN Annual General Assembly July 23-25, 2019 in Fredericton, NB July 19, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Hundreds of First Nations Chiefs, leaders, Elders and youth are set to gather July 23-25, 2019 for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Annual General Assembly (AGA) […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 2019361 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Welcomes New Saskatchewan Lieutenant Governor Russell Mirasty

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Welcomes New Saskatchewan Lieutenant Governor Russell Mirasty 9July 17, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) –Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde welcomes Lieutenant Governor Russell Mirasty who was appointed as the representative of the Crown in Saskatchewan by Prime Minister Trudeau today. “I offer congratulations to His Honour Russell […]

by ahnationtalk on July 18, 2019338 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Bulletin – 2019 AFN Annual General Assembly

Assembly of First Nations Bulletin – 2019 AFN Annual General Assembly AFN Annual General Assembly Fredericton, NB – July 23-25, 2019 The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is looking forward to hosting its 40th Annual General Assembly (AGA) in Fredericton, New Brunswick from July 23 to 25, 2019 under the theme of “Celebrating our Successes […]

by ahnationtalk on July 17, 2019426 Views

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AFN Update on First Nations Post-Secondary Education – July 2019 AFN Bulletin

AFN Update on First Nations Post-Secondary Education – July 2019 AFN Bulletin July 11, 2019 Update on First Nations Post-Secondary Education The work and progress in the area of First Nations post-secondary education (PSE) is guided by direction from Chiefs-in-Assembly and the long-standing goal of achieving First Nations control of First Nations Education. First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on July 11, 2019569 Views

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First Nations Children Most Impoverished in Canada: Report

First Nations Children Most Impoverished in Canada: Report (Ottawa, ON) – While premiers and territorial leaders meet in Saskatchewan today to discuss the well-being of Indigenous children, youth and families, a new report released today co-authored by the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) says First Nations children experience the highest levels of poverty in Canada. […]

by pmnationtalk on July 9, 2019429 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief to Meet with Premiers and Territorial Leaders on Implementation of New Legislation Supporting First Nations Children and Families

July 8, 2019 Assembly of First Nations National Chief to Meet with Premiers and Territorial Leaders on Implementation of New Legislation Supporting First Nations Children and Families (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will attend a meeting tomorrow with Premiers, territorial leaders and Indigenous representatives in Big River First […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 2019443 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief to Meet with Premiers and Territorial Leaders on Implementation of New Legislation Supporting First Nations Children and Families

Assembly of First Nations National Chief to Meet with Premiers and Territorial Leaders on Implementation of New Legislation Supporting First Nations Children and Families  (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will attend a meeting tomorrow with Premiers, territorial leaders and Indigenous representatives in Big River First Nation, Saskatchewan.  This […]

by pmnationtalk on July 8, 2019399 Views

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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 23, 2019574 Views

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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, 2019439 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 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2019440 Views

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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 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2019464 Views

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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, 2019445 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 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2019339 Views

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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, 2019275 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, 2019256 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, 2019275 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, 2019139 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, 2019285 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, 2019247 Views

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