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AFN Welcomes Québec Public Inquiry into Treatment of Indigenous Peoples

AFN Welcomes Québec Public Inquiry into Treatment of Indigenous Peoples OTTAWA, Dec. 21, 2016  – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) today welcomed the announcement from Québec Premier Philippe Couillard that an inquiry into the treatment of Indigenous peoples will soon be underway. Reports indicate the inquiry, titled Listening, Reconciliation and Progress, will hold hearings on […]

by ahnationtalk on December 22, 2016218 Views

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First Nations Stress Need to Work in Partnership Towards Better Health Outcomes

First Nations Stress Need to Work in Partnership Towards Better Health Outcomes December 20, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – As ministers of Health and Finance continue to try to reach an agreement on federal health-transfer arrangements and the Health Accord, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is calling on all governments to work with First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on December 20, 2016215 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Engage with First Nations and Federal Government to Give Life to TRC Calls to Action and Advance Reconciliation

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Engage with First Nations and Federal Government to Give Life to TRC Calls to Action and Advance Reconciliation December 15, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – On the anniversary of the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde met today […]

by ahnationtalk on December 16, 2016259 Views

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NATIONAL CHIEF Bulletin – December 2016 – Meeting of First Ministers and Indigenous Leaders on Climate Change

NATIONAL CHIEF Bulletin – December 2016 – Meeting of First Ministers and Indigenous Leaders on Climate Change Meeting of First Ministers and Indigenous Leaders on Climate Change – December 9, 2016 On December 9, Northwest Territories Regional Chief Bill Erasmus, Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart and myself led an AFN […]

by ahnationtalk on December 14, 2016216 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Stands with First Nations Children in Supporting Presentation to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Seek Relief in Complaint Against Canada

Assembly of First Nations Stands with First Nations Children in Supporting Presentation to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to Seek Relief in Complaint Against Canada December 7, 2016 (Gatineau, QC) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde opened the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly (SCA) yesterday and spoke to the need for Canada […]

by pmnationtalk on December 9, 2016223 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Secures Commitments to Revitalize First Nations Languages and Respect First Nations Laws

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Secures Commitments to Revitalize First Nations Languages and Respect First Nations Laws December 7, 2016 (Gatineau, QC) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde opened the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly (SCA) yesterday and spoke to the need for Canada to keep its promise of a renewed, nation-to-nation […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 2016228 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Honours Gord Downie, Pays Tribute to Reconciliation Legacy

Assembly of First Nations Honours Gord Downie, Pays Tribute to Reconciliation Legacy GATINEAU, QC,  – The Assembly of First Nations today honoured Canadian artist and musician Gord Downie for his work on Reconciliation by presenting him with a star blanket and acknowledgment of the naming ceremony that he recently participated in. He was presented  with a […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 2016238 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Statement on Standing Rock

Assembly of First Nations Statement on Standing Rock OTTAWA, Dec. 4, 2016 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) issued the following statement today regarding the situation in the traditional territory of the Standing Rock Sioux and the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation: “The Assembly of First Nations and full AFN Executive, including all Regional Chiefs […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 2016198 Views

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Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations to Convene National Special Chiefs Assembly in Gatineau: National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Hold Press Conference Tuesday, December 6

Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations to Convene National Special Chiefs Assembly in Gatineau: National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Hold Press Conference Tuesday, December 6 OTTAWA, Dec. 2, 2016  – First Nation leaders, Elders, youth and citizens from across the country are gathering next week for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Special Chiefs […]

by pmnationtalk on December 5, 2016219 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says First Nations Rights Must Be Respected by Federal Government in Pipeline Development

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says First Nations Rights Must Be Respected by Federal Government in Pipeline Development December 1, 2016 (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today said First Nations governments and First Nations rights must be respected and upheld in any decisions and activities related to resource development, […]

by pmnationtalk on December 1, 2016237 Views

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AFN says Auditor General Report on Indigenous Offenders Affirms Need For First Nations-led Restorative Justice Systems

AFN says Auditor General Report on Indigenous Offenders Affirms Need For First Nations-led Restorative Justice Systems November 29, 2016 (Ottawa, ON)— The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) today responded to the Auditor General of Canada’s fall 2016 report, Preparing Indigenous Offenders for Release. The report finds significant gaps in programs offered to Indigenous offenders prior […]

by ahnationtalk on November 30, 2016267 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Responds to Auditor General’s Report on Canada’s Specific Claims Process

Assembly of First Nations Responds to Auditor General’s Report on Canada’s Specific Claims Process November 29, 2016 (Ottawa, ON)— The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) today responded to the Auditor General of Canada’s fall 2016 report, Preparing Indigenous Offenders for Release. The report finds significant gaps in programs offered to Indigenous offenders prior to receiving […]

by pmnationtalk on November 30, 2016220 Views

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Advancing Indigenous Rights, Right Now!

(How to use the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples and International Processes) December 5, 2016 (9:00 a.m – 4:30 p.m.) Location: Salon Royal, Hilton Lac Leamy (Casino Side) Click here for more information ——————— Défendre les droits des Autochtones, dès maintenant! (Comment s’appuyer sur la Déclaration des Nations Unies sur les droits […]

by ahnationtalk on November 29, 2016155 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Says Government’s Review of the Specific Claims Tribunal Act Opportunity for Reform of Claims Process

Assembly of First Nations Says Government’s Review of the Specific Claims Tribunal Act Opportunity for Reform of Claims Process November 25, 2016 (Ottawa, ON): The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) acknowledged the Government of Canada’s five year review of the Specific Claims Tribunal Act tabled today in Parliament by the Minister of Indigenous and Northern […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 2016239 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Honours November as Indigenous Disability Awareness Month

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Honours November as Indigenous Disability Awareness Month November 22, 2016 (Ottawa, ON)― The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is observing Indigenous Disability Awareness Month for the first time this November 2016, in recognition of the achievements and contributions of First Nations peoples living with disabilities. The AFN is marking the month […]

by ahnationtalk on November 28, 2016207 Views

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AFN Marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

AFN Marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women November 25, 2016. (Ottawa, ON, Toronto, ON and Kamloops, BC)― The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) today recognizes the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, as designated by the United Nations in 1999. AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde, together with the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 25, 2016214 Views

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National Chief Bellegarde Presses Federal Government to Comply with Human Rights Tribunal Order: “Our Children Cannot Wait”

November 23, 2016 National Chief Bellegarde Presses Federal Government to Comply with Human Rights Tribunal Order: “Our Children Cannot Wait” (Ottawa, ON)― Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde has filed a motion with the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) to once again push Canada to take action to address the Tribunal’s January […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 2016189 Views

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Assembly of First Nations – Special Chiefs Assembly

2016 Special Chiefs Assembly Home Registration Host Hotel Travel Event App Sponsorship Opportunities Resolutions 2016 Holiday Gala Additional Information Hilton Lac Leamy, Gatineau, Quebec December 6-8, 2016NEW FOR DECEMBER 2016! REGISTRATION AND PRE-REGISTRATION BONUS All Assembly delegates who pre-register, pre-pay and pick up their badges during Pre-Registration on December 5, 2016 will be entered into […]

by ahnationtalk on November 24, 2016246 Views

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National Chief Bellegarde Presses Federal Government to Comply with Human Rights Tribunal Order: “Our Children Cannot Wait”

National Chief Bellegarde Presses Federal Government to Comply with Human Rights Tribunal Order: “Our Children Cannot Wait” November 23, 2016 (Ottawa, ON)― Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde has filed a motion with the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) to once again push Canada to take action to address the Tribunal’s January […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 2016196 Views

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AFN Responds to Federal Housing Report and Lets Talk Housing Consultations

November 22, 2016. AFN Responds to Federal Housing Report and Lets Talk Housing Consultations (Ottawa, ON)― The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) responded to the Government of Canada’s housing report released today, entitled What We Heard: Shaping Canada’s National Housing Strategy. The AFN says the report has a number of serious shortcomings that stem from […]

by ahnationtalk on November 23, 2016204 Views

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Special Chiefs Assembly 2016

Special Chiefs Assembly 2016 Hilton Lac Leamy 3 Boulevard du Casino Gatineau, QC Dates: Tuesday, December 06 -> Thursday, December 08 2016 Online Registration Closes: Tuesday, December 06 2016 AVOID THE REGISTRATION LINE-UPS!  Please be reminded to pick-up your badge/USB on Monday December 5, 2016 at the pre-registration tables at the Hilton Lac Leamy in Gatineau […]

by ahnationtalk on November 22, 2016230 Views

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Statement from National Chief Bellegarde Regarding Val-d’Or Decision

Statement from National Chief Bellegarde Regarding Val-d’Or Decision November 18, 2016. (Ottawa, ON)― The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde has today issued the following statement regarding the Val-d’Or decision: “Today, I stand with the brave women who came forward and I urge everyone not to be intimidated or discouraged by the […]

by pmnationtalk on November 21, 2016201 Views

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AFN Says Transformational Change to First Nations Healthcare Needed to Curb Opioid Use

AFN Says Transformational Change to First Nations Healthcare Needed to Curb Opioid Use November 18, 2016. (Ottawa, ON)― The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is reigniting its call for transformational change to First Nations healthcare in the wake of a growing opioid crisis that is disproportionally affecting First Nations communities. AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde […]

by pmnationtalk on November 21, 2016169 Views

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Joint Statement from AFN National Chief Bellegarde and AFN Women’s Council Chair Stonefish Marking National Child Day 2016

Joint Statement from AFN National Chief Bellegarde and AFN Women’s Council Chair Stonefish Marking National Child Day 2016 November 18, 2016 (Ottawa, ON)― Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Chair of the AFN Women’s Council Chair Denise Stonefish today issued the following statement in advance of National Child Day on November […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 2016166 Views

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AFN Calls for Explanation for Apparent Lack of Charges Following Val-d’Or Investigation

AFN Calls for Explanation for Apparent Lack of Charges Following Val-d’Or Investigation November 16, 2016 (Ottawa, ON and Wendake, QC)― The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) today called for an immediate explanation from the Crown prosecutor’s office in response to media reports that charges will be not be laid against six Québec provincial police officers […]

by ahnationtalk on November 17, 2016213 Views

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AFN at UN Climate Change Conference to Ensure First Nations Involvement in International Action on Climate Change

AFN at UN Climate Change Conference to Ensure First Nations Involvement in International Action on Climate Change November 16, 2016 (Marrakech, Morocco)― Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart and Elder Francois Paulette of the Dene Nation are participating in the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP22) on the United Nations Framework […]

by ahnationtalk on November 16, 2016280 Views

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Annual Winter Celebration Dinner and Dance

Join us for an evening of networking, dinner, dance and celebration Thursday, December 8, 2016, 6:15 PM Hilton Lac-Leamy 3, boulevard du Casino, Gatineau, QC J8Y 6X4 VIP Reception with Special Guest 6:15 PM Dinner: 7:15 PM For ticket pricing and sponsorship opportunities Please contact Larry Whiteduck at Lwhiteduck@afn.ca 613-241-6789 ext. 237 Dear Supporter, The […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 20160 Views

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Annual Winter Celebration Dinner and Dance

Join us for an evening of networking, dinner, dance and celebration Thursday, December 8, 2016, 6:15 PM Hilton Lac-Leamy 3, boulevard du Casino, Gatineau, QC J8Y 6X4 VIP Reception with Special Guest 6:15 PM Dinner: 7:15 PM For ticket pricing and sponsorship opportunities Please contact Larry Whiteduck at Lwhiteduck@afn.ca 613-241-6789 ext. 237 Dear Supporter, The […]

by ahnationtalk on November 15, 2016219 Views

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AFN: 28/10/16 Parliamentary Wrap-Up

AFN: 28/10/16 Parliamentary Wrap-Up Looking Back: Parliamentarians returned to the House of Commons for the autumn sitting on September 19, 2016. This report covers the period from that date to October 31, 2016. On September 28th, AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde presented to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance, outlining investments needed in […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 2016183 Views

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Webinar on First Nations Child Welfare – Nov. 16, 2016

Webinar on First Nations Child Welfare – Nov. 16, 2016 Please join us for a FREE WEBINAR with Jon Thompson, Executive Director of Social Development at Assembly of First Nations (AFN), and Cindy Blackstock, Executive Director First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, on the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decision on First Nations Child Welfare […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 2016253 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Reinvigorates Longstanding Commitment to First Nations Veterans

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Reinvigorates Longstanding Commitment to First Nations Veterans OTTAWA, Nov. 10, 2016  – On the day leading up to Remembrance Day, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is reinvigorating the AFN’s longstanding commitment to action and advocacy for First Nations veterans. Today, National Chief Bellegarde convened a gathering in […]

by pmnationtalk on November 11, 2016266 Views

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AFN Technical Bulletin – Chronic Wasting Disease

AFN Technical Bulletin – Chronic Wasting Disease 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, and in some cases, moose. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a disease that affects the nervous system of species […]

by pmnationtalk on November 10, 2016264 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Ontario Regional Chief Day Welcomes New Reforms by CIHR to Strengthen Indigenous Health Research

Assembly of First Nations Ontario Regional Chief Day Welcomes New Reforms by CIHR to Strengthen Indigenous Health Research OTTAWA, Nov. 9, 2016  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, who oversees the AFN’s national health portfolio, welcomed last week’s announcement by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) on supporting ethical […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 2016196 Views

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National Chief Bellegarde Appoints New Chief of Staff Bob Goulais

National Chief Bellegarde Appoints New Chief of Staff Bob Goulais November 1, 2016 (Ottawa, ON)― Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chief of Staff who will be responsible for implementation of his political agenda affecting First Nations across Canada. Bob Goulais, an Anishinaabe from […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 2016220 Views

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AFN National Chief Opens Housing and Infrastructure Forum Calling for National Strategy Led by First Nations

AFN National Chief Opens Housing and Infrastructure Forum Calling for National Strategy Led by First Nations WINNIPEG, Nov. 1, 2016 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today opened the AFN National Housing and Infrastructure Forum – “Moving Forward on First Nations Housing and Infrastructure Reform” in Winnipeg by calling for a First […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 2016245 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement Regarding NDP Motion on Child Welfare

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement Regarding NDP Motion on Child Welfare October 31, 2016 (Ottawa, ON)― Assembly of First Nations National Chief, Perry Bellegarde, today issued the following statement ahead of Tuesday’s House of Commons vote on an NDP motion concerning First Nations child welfare: “For a decade, the Assembly of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 2016286 Views

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Health Accord Update

Health Accord Update On October 19, 2016, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, responsible for AFN’s national health portfolio, participated in the Health Ministers’ meeting in a session on Indigenous health. Regional Chief Day was joined by Chief Tony Alexis from the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, Chair of the AFN Task […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 2016230 Views

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Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations Convening National Forum on First Nations Housing and Infrastructure

Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations Convening National Forum on First Nations Housing and Infrastructure WINNIPEG, Oct. 28, 2016  – The Assembly of First Nations’ (AFN) is convening a national Housing and Infrastructure Forum to be held November 1-3 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  The Forum will provide Chiefs and their representatives an opportunity to share […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 2016233 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Extends Congratulations to Daniel Christmas: First Ever Mi’kmaw Appointed to Canadian Senate

Assembly of First Nations Extends Congratulations to Daniel Christmas: First Ever Mi’kmaw Appointed to Canadian Senate (Ottawa, ON) ― Assembly of First Nations’ (AFN) congratulates Daniel Christmas of Mi’kmaw First Nation on his appointment to the Senate of Canada, one of nine appointments announced today by the Prime Minister of Canada. Mr. Christmas made history […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 2016284 Views

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Call For Bids To Host The Assembly Of First Nations 2018 Annual General Assembly

Call For Bids To Host The Assembly Of First Nations 2018 Annual General Assembly BACKGROUND The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is the national organization representing First Nations citizens and the over 630 First Nations communities in Canada. The AFN Secretariat is designed to present the views of First Nations through their leaders in areas […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 2016284 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Site C Dam Approval Contrary to Canada’s Own Laws Following Tour of Treaty 8 Territory

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Site C Dam Approval Contrary to Canada’s Own Laws Following Tour of Treaty 8 Territory October 26, 2016  (Ottawa, Ontario)― Following a tour of Treaty 8 territory and the areas that will be affected by the proposed Site C hydroelectric dam in northern British Columbia, Assembly of First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2016274 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Travelling to Proposed Site C Dam Territory in Northern BC to Support Treaty 8 First Nations

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Travelling to Proposed Site C Dam Territory in Northern BC to Support Treaty 8 First Nations OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2016 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will visit Treaty 8 territory threatened by the proposed Site C Dam in northern British Columbia. On Saturday, October 22 on […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2016284 Views

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AFN Presents First Nations Health Transformation Agenda During Health Ministers’ Meeting on Health Accord

AFN Presents First Nations Health Transformation Agenda During Health Ministers’ Meeting on Health Accord OTTAWA, Oct. 20, 2016  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, responsible for AFN’s national health portfolio, participated yesterday in the Health Ministers’ meeting in a session on Indigenous health. Regional Chief Day was joined by Chief Tony […]

by pmnationtalk on October 21, 2016276 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Supports Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations in their Demand for Respectful Negotiation on Aboriginal Fishing Rights in Traditional Territories

October 19, 2016 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Supports Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations in their Demand for Respectful Negotiation on Aboriginal Fishing Rights in Traditional Territories (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today called on Canada to act on the federal government’s commitment to rights recognition by changing its position […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2016269 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Responds to Nomination of Justice Malcolm Rowe to Supreme Court of Canada

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Responds to Nomination of Justice Malcolm Rowe to Supreme Court of Canada OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2016 – Assembly of First Nations’ (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded to the nomination of Justice Malcolm Rowe to the Supreme Court of Canada. National Chief Bellegarde has renewed the AFN’s […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2016262 Views

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Regional Chief Presentation to the Health Ministers’ Meeting on Health Accord

October 18 2016 While the primary priority identified to date in the development of the AFN submission to Health Accord table centers on Getting the Relationships Right, there are a number of specific long-standing priority areas. Many of these priorities align with the TRC Calls to Action and with the Health Accord pillars. The AFN […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2016265 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Supreme Court of Canada Decision to Hear Williams Lake Indian Band Specific Claims Case

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Supreme Court of Canada Decision to Hear Williams Lake Indian Band Specific Claims Case (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said last Thursday’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada to hear the Williams Lake Indian Band appeal is an important step in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2016263 Views

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National Chief Open Letter on the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

National Chief Open Letter on the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls October 11, 2016 The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice Marion Buller, Chief Commissioner, National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 2016297 Views

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