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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, 2019288 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, 2019249 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, 2019252 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, 2019241 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, 2019312 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, 2019315 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, 2019244 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, 2019281 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, 2019411 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, 2019345 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, 2019302 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, 2019300 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, 2019319 Views

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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, 2019469 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. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 2019375 Views

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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, 2019347 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, 2019381 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, 2019884 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, 2019740 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, 2019742 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, 2019708 Views

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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 […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 2019905 Views

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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, 2019960 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, 2019978 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 […]

by ahnationtalk on February 5, 20191158 Views

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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, 2019346 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, 20191197 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, 20191273 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, 20191174 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, 2019929 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, 2019880 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, 2019875 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 […]

by ahnationtalk on January 2, 2019907 Views

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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, 2018845 Views

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Register Online now for The 2nd Annual AFN National Water Sympoium and Tradeshow

REGISTER ONLINE NOW FOR THE  2ND ANNUAL AFN NATIONAL WATER SYMPOSIUM AND TRADESHOW Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations will be hosting 2nd Annual AFN National Water Symposium and Tradeshow on February 26-28, 2019, at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Online registration is now available! Also, on the updated Symposium webpage at […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 2018999 Views

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Failed leadership by Thunder Bay Police Board Contributes to Systemic Racism within Thunder Bay Police Service

Failed leadership by Thunder Bay Police Board Contributes to Systemic Racism within Thunder Bay Police Service (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde released the below statement in response to the report made public today by Senator Murray Sinclair on the Thunder Bay Police Services Board (TBPSB). “Senator Sinclair’s report […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2018839 Views

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Ending Violence Against First Nations Women and Girls Can’t Wait: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde

Ending Violence Against First Nations Women and Girls Can’t Wait: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde December 14, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde commented today on the conclusion of the truth gathering process of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. “I lift up […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 2018904 Views

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Action Required to Address Failings of Thunder Bay Police Service: National Chief Perry Bellegarde

Action Required to Address Failings of Thunder Bay Police Service: National Chief Perry Bellegarde December 12, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today’s report by the Office of the Independent Police Review Director on the relationship between the Thunder Bay Police Service (TBPS) and First Nations compels […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 2018922 Views

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AFN National Chief Delivers Strong Message to First Ministers About First Nations Rights in Economic Decision Making

AFN National Chief Delivers Strong Message to First Ministers About First Nations Rights in Economic Decision Making December 10, 2018 (Montreal, QC): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde told the Prime Minister and Premiers at the First Ministers Meeting today that permits and licenses should not be given out by governments until […]

by ahnationtalk on December 10, 2018873 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Calls for Criminalization of Forced Sterilization of First Nations Women

Assembly of First Nations Calls for Criminalization of Forced Sterilization of First Nations Women (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is calling for changes to the laws of Canada and specifically the Criminal Code of Canada to make the forced sterilization of First Nations women a crime, and wants a collaborative approach […]

by pmnationtalk on December 7, 2018896 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Mourns Passing of Respected Sagkeeng Anicinabe Elder Elmer Courchene, Chair and Member of AFN Elders Council

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Mourns Passing of Respected Sagkeeng Anicinabe Elder Elmer Courchene, Chair and Member of AFN Elders Council (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said the passing this morning of respected Elder Elmer Courchene of Sagkeeng Anicinabe First Nation is a profound loss for First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 2018747 Views

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Media Advisory – First Nations Leaders and Delegates from Across the Country Gather for the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 4-6 in Ottawa, Ontario

Media Advisory – First Nations Leaders and Delegates from Across the Country Gather for the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 4-6 in Ottawa, Ontario OTTAWA, Dec. 4, 2018  – Hundreds of First Nations leaders, Elders, women, youth and other delegates are set to gather December 4-6, 2018 for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Special Chiefs […]

by ahnationtalk on December 5, 2018846 Views

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First Nations Leaders and Delegates from Across the Country Gather for the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 4-6 in Ottawa, Ontario

First Nations Leaders and Delegates from Across the Country Gather for the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 4-6 in Ottawa, Ontario OTTAWA, Nov. 30, 2018  – Hundreds of First Nations leaders, Elders, women, youth and other delegates are set to gather December 4-6, 2018 for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Special Chiefs Assembly (SCA) […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 2018815 Views

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National Chief Bulletin – Co-Development of Federal Legislation for Indigenous Children and Families

National Chief Bulletin – Co-Development of Federal Legislation for Indigenous Children and Families SUMMARY:   On November 30, 2018 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde along with Indigenous Services Canada Minister Jane Philpott and leaders of the Inuit Tapariit Kanatami and Métis Nation announced the intention to co-develop legislation that will benefit First Nations, Inuit and Métis […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 2018716 Views

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AFN National Chief Supports First Nations Seeking Immediate Action and Impact Study of Pulp Mill Effluent Dumped into the Northumberland Strait

AFN National Chief Supports First Nations Seeking Immediate Action and Impact Study of Pulp Mill Effluent Dumped into the Northumberland Strait November 29, 2018 (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde expressed concern and support for the Pictou Landing First Nation and other First Nations who are apprehensive of a plan […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 2018697 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Reiterates need for Safety and Security and Action to Eliminate Violence Against Women

Assembly of First Nations Reiterates need for Safety and Security and Action to Eliminate Violence Against Women (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Chair of the AFN Women’s Council Chief Denise Stonefish released the below statements in advance of the United Nations’ International Day for the Elimination of Violence […]

by ahnationtalk on November 26, 2018665 Views

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AFN National Chief Says Fall Fiscal Update Underscores Need for Sustained Investment to Close the Gap and will Flag Priorities at First Ministers Meeting

AFN National Chief Says Fall Fiscal Update Underscores Need for Sustained Investment to Close the Gap and will Flag Priorities at First Ministers Meeting November 22, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Following yesterday’s Fall Fiscal Update released by federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says commitments and investments in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 2018630 Views

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Save the Date – 2nd Annual AFN National Water Symposium and Tradeshow on February 26-28, 2019

SAVE THE DATE – 2ND ANNUAL AFN NATIONAL WATER SYMPOSIUM AND TRADESHOW ON FEBRUARY 26-28, 2019 Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations will be hosting 2nd Annual AFN National Water Symposium and Tradeshow on February 26-28, 2019, at the Scotiabank Convention Centre in Niagara Falls, Ontario.  The Symposium will host plenary sessions, workshops and dialogue […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 2018954 Views

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AFN BULLETIN – Report to First Nations on National Housing and Infrastructure Forum

AFN BULLETIN – Report to First Nations on National Housing and Infrastructure Forum November 19, 2018 AFN National Housing and Infrastructure Forum – October 30 to November 1, 2018, Vancouver, BC Summary: The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) hosted its third National Housing and Infrastructure Forum to showcase innovation and further develop the First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 2018746 Views

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AFN National Chief Offers Condolences to Wolf Lake First Nation and the Family of Chief Harry St. Denis on his passing

AFN National Chief Offers Condolences to Wolf Lake First Nation and the Family of Chief Harry St. Denis on his passing (Ottawa, ON): It is with great sadness that the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) acknowledges the passing of Chief Harry St. Denis of the Wolf Lake First Nation in Quebec. “Chief St. Denis was […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2018703 Views

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