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Request for Proposals – Chief Negotiator

Request for Proposals Chief Negotiator Issued by: Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First Nations (AOPFN) 1657A Mishomis Inamo, Pikwakanagan, ON K0J 1X0 Issue date: June 8, 2020 Proposal Delivery Deadline Date: June 25, 2020,  5:00 pm EST Proposal Delivery Location: Chiefcouncil@pikwakanagan.ca Direct inquiries to: Dan Kohoko, Councillor, 613- 633 -7635 (verbal) OVERVIEW The Algonquins of Pikwakanagan First […]

by pmnationtalk on June 9, 20200 Views

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AFN Women’s Council response to delay of National Action Plan

AFN Women’s Council response to delay of National Action Plan June 5, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – One year after the release of the National Inquiry’s final report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), the high rates of violence against First Nations women and girls continues. The Chair of the AssemblyAFN Women’s Council […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 2020137 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for an Independent Review of the Police Shooting of Chantel Moore

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for an Independent Review of the Police Shooting of Chantel Moore June 5, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) –National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) today demanded a full investigation into Thursday’s police-involved shooting of a young First Nations mother in Edmundston, N.B. News reports said Chantel […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 2020109 Views

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One year after the National Inquiry’s final report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, National Chief Bellegarde maintains immediate action can be taken

One year after the National Inquiry’s final report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls, National Chief Bellegarde maintains immediate action can be taken June 4, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – One year after the release of the National Inquiry’s final report on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG), Canada’s governments must remain […]

by ahnationtalk on June 4, 202069 Views

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Canadian Human Rights Tribunal makes additional ruling on compensation for First Nations children

Canadian Human Rights Tribunal makes additional ruling on compensation for First Nations children June 1, 2020 (Ottawa, ON): On May 28, 2020, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal delivered an additional ruling on compensation for First Nations children and their families who were subjected to Canada’s discriminatory policies regarding Jordan’s Principle and First Nations Child and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2020203 Views

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Indigenous Peoples Confronting the Pandemic: Nīsōhkamātowin wāhiyaw itōhtēmakan

Indigenous Peoples Confronting the Pandemic: Nīsōhkamātowin wāhiyaw itōhtēmakan When they heard the first reports of the coronavirus outbreak, leaders in the Pasqua First Nation in western Canada became worried about what would happen if the disease spread to their community. In early January they began to prepare for the worst. Pasqua Chief Todd Peigan recently […]

by ahnationtalk on May 26, 2020101 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Additional Funding for Urban Indigenous Organizations for COVID-19 Support is Critical

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Additional Funding for Urban Indigenous Organizations for COVID-19 Support is Critical (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Prime Minister’s announcement yesterday of $75 million in additional funding to support efforts to combat the COVID-19 crisis for urban Indigenous organizations is essential […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2020159 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Funding to Help Ensure Health and Safety for Residents in Northern Saskatchewan

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Funding to Help Ensure Health and Safety for Residents in Northern Saskatchewan OTTAWA, May 14, 2020  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the federal government’s announcement yesterday of $2.3 million to support efforts to combat the COVID-19 crisis in northwestern Saskatchewan is important to ensure […]

by ahnationtalk on May 14, 202090 Views

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Celebration of Third Annual National Day of First Nation Fishing Rights – May 18, 2020

Celebration of Third Annual National Day of First Nation Fishing Rights – May 18, 2020 Fishing is part of First Nations culture and identity. It sustains First Nations peoples and economies and is a constitutionally protected inherent and Treaty right. In the spirit of reconciliation and raising awareness of our shared history and future, the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 11, 202087 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Bulletin – AFN COVID-19 (C-19) National Task Force

Assembly of First Nations Bulletin – AFN COVID-19 (C-19) National Task Force May 5, 2020 SUMMARY:  The AFN Executive Committee established the AFN COVID-19 (C-19) National Task Force to support the AFN Executive Committee by drawing on experts in the health, emergency management, communications and legal/policing sectors and other areas as required. The AFN C-19 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 5, 2020103 Views

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