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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says First Nations will Drive a Reset of National Dialogue on Rights

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says First Nations will Drive a Reset of National Dialogue on Rights September 13, 2018 (Ottawa, ON):  Following a successful two-day national policy forum, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde stated that AFN will press for a reset of a process launched by the Government […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 2018567 Views

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Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations to Host First-Ever National Summit on Jordan’s Principle September 12-13, 2018

Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations to Host First-Ever National Summit on Jordan’s Principle September 12-13, 2018 September 11, 2018 Ottawa, ON:  Hundreds of First Nations citizens and families will gather in Winnipeg September 12-13 for the first-ever national summit on Jordan’s Principle.  The Summit will bring together First Nations families, community-based practitioners and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 11, 2018365 Views

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Assembly of First Nations to Convene National Policy Forum on Affirming First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction September 11-12, 2018

Assembly of First Nations to Convene National Policy Forum on Affirming First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction September 11-12, 2018 September 10, 2018 (Ottawa, ON):  The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is convening a national policy forum on Affirming First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction in Gatineau, Quebec September 11 and 12.  The purpose of […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2018395 Views

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Victory for First Nations Rights Says AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Federal Court Ruling to Halt Construction of Trans Mountain

Victory for First Nations Rights Says AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Federal Court Ruling to Halt Construction of Trans Mountain OTTAWA, Aug. 30, 2018 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde released the below statement in response to today’s decision by the Federal Court of Appeal to halt construction of the Trans […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 2018417 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Newly Elected Northwest Territories Regional Chief Norman Yakeleya

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Newly Elected Northwest Territories Regional Chief Norman Yakeleya August 27, 2018 (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates the new AFN Northwest Territories Regional Chief Norman Yakeleya, elected Wednesday at the 48th Annual Dene National Assembly at West Point First Nation, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 2018406 Views

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AFN BULLETIN – August 2018

AFN BULLETIN – August 2018 Update on 2018 AFN Annual General Assembly And Election for National Chief Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly and Election for National Chief – July 24 to 26, 2018 The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) hosted the 39th Annual General Assembly (AGA) and election for National Chief in Vancouver, British […]

by ahnationtalk on August 15, 2018388 Views

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REGISTER NOW for the AFN’s Jordan’s Principle Summit in Winnipeg on September 12-13, 2018

REGISTER NOW for the AFN’s Jordan’s Principle Summit in Winnipeg on September 12-13, 2018 Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations will be hosting a Jordan’s Principle Summit on September 12-13, 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  You can now register online for the Summit at http://meetings.smudging.ca/AFN. Please watch for regular updates at the AFN website (www.afn.ca).  Should […]

by ahnationtalk on August 9, 2018756 Views

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International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is an Opportunity to Act for Real Reconciliation: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples is an Opportunity to Act for Real Reconciliation: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde August 8, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – In advance of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is highlighting the need for all governments and all […]

by ahnationtalk on August 8, 2018536 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Intervening in B.C. Government Legal Reference Case on Trans Mountain Pipeline to Ensure Protection for First Nations Rights

Assembly of First Nations Intervening in B.C. Government Legal Reference Case on Trans Mountain Pipeline to Ensure Protection for First Nations Rights August 3, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) has been granted intervenor status in the B.C. government’s reference case at the B.C. Court of Appeal regarding the Trans Mountain […]

by ahnationtalk on August 3, 2018445 Views

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SAVE THE DATE – AFN’s Jordan’s Principle Summit in Winnipeg on September 12-13, 2018

SAVE THE DATE – AFN’s Jordan’s Principle Summit in Winnipeg on September 12-13, 2018 Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations will be hosting a Jordan’s Principle Summit on September 12-13, 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  The Jordan’s Principle Summit is an opportunity for First Nations to come together to honour the legacy of Jordan’s Principle, share […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 2018543 Views

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First Nations from Across the Country Elect Perry Bellegarde as Assembly of First Nations National Chief at AFN’s 39th Annual General Assembly

First Nations from Across the Country Elect Perry Bellegarde as Assembly of First Nations National Chief at AFN’s 39th Annual General Assembly VANCOUVER, July 25, 2018  – First Nation leaders from across the country today elected Perry Bellegarde as Assembly of First Nations National Chief at the AFN 39th Annual General Assembly today being held in […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 2018476 Views

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Media Advisory – First Nation Leaders, Elders, Women and Youth Gather in Vancouver, BC for AFN 39th Annual General Assembly and National Chief Election

Media Advisory – First Nation Leaders, Elders, Women and Youth Gather in Vancouver, BC for AFN 39th Annual General Assembly and National Chief Election OTTAWA, July 20, 2018  – First Nation leaders and citizens from across Canada will gather in the traditional territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh in Vancouver, British Columbia from July […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 2018375 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart on Being Elected to a Second Term

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart on Being Elected to a Second Term July 20, 2018 (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates re-elected Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart, elected yesterday at the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs 30th Annual General Assembly taking […]

by pmnationtalk on July 20, 2018220 Views

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First Nations Priorities Require Sustained Attention and Action by New Federal Cabinet – AFN National Chief

First Nations Priorities Require Sustained Attention and Action by New Federal Cabinet – AFN National Chief July 19, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde encourages continued attention, action and direct engagement with First Nations to advance priorities and reconciliation as new federal cabinet portfolios were announced yesterday. “First […]

by ahnationtalk on July 19, 2018498 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Says a National Strategy Developed with First Nations is Essential to Achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals in Canada

Assembly of First Nations Says a National Strategy Developed with First Nations is Essential to Achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals in Canada NEW YORK, July 18, 2018   – On behalf of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), Treaty 6 Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild is participating this week at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 2018264 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Delivers Strong Statement to UN on Requirement of Free, Prior and Informed Consent

Assembly of First Nations Delivers Strong Statement to UN on Requirement of Free, Prior and Informed Consent July 11, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – On behalf of the Assembly of First Nations, Treaty 6 Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild is participating this week at the meeting of the United Nations Expert Mechanism on the Rights of Indigenous […]

by pmnationtalk on July 11, 2018261 Views

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Technical Bulletin – Planning for a Distinct First Nations Labour Market Strategy

Technical Bulletin – Planning for a Distinct First Nations Labour Market Strategy June 2018 This Bulletin is an update from the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) on planning for a Distinct First Nations Labour Market Strategy. Planning for a Distinct First Nations Labour Market Strategy In keeping with First Nations objectives to be self-determining and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2018621 Views

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AFN Regional Chief Hart Points Way Forward for Health Ministers and First Nations to Work Together to Ensure First Nations Do Not Fall Through Jurisdictional Gaps

AFN Regional Chief Hart Points Way Forward for Health Ministers and First Nations to Work Together to Ensure First Nations Do Not Fall Through Jurisdictional Gaps June 29, 2018 (Winnipeg, MB) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart participated in the meeting today of National Indigenous Organizations (NIOs) and Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2018464 Views

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AFN National Chief: Justice Demands Action Now to Show First Nations Lives Matter

AFN National Chief: Justice Demands Action Now to Show First Nations Lives Matter June 27, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the below statement following the not-guilty verdict in the trial of Peter Khill, who was charged with the second-degree murder of John Styres from Oshweken, Ontario. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 28, 2018488 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Newly Elected Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Newly Elected Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald June 27, 2018 (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates the newly elected Ontario Regional Chief RoseAnne Archibald, elected this morning at the 44th All Ontario Chiefs Conference hosted by Nipissing First Nation. “On […]

by ahnationtalk on June 27, 2018505 Views

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On First National Indigenous Peoples Day, National Chief Calls for Passing of Bill C-262 as Framework for Reconciliation

On First National Indigenous Peoples Day, National Chief Calls for Passing of Bill C-262 as Framework for Reconciliation June 21, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – On the first National Indigenous Peoples Day, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde urged all members of Parliament and the Senate to pass Bill C-262, the United Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on June 22, 2018470 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Election 2018 Announcement of Candidates for the Office of the National Chief

Assembly of First Nations Election 2018 Announcement of Candidates for the Office of the National Chief OTTAWA, ON June 20, 2018 – The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer, responsible for the July election of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief, has received nomination papers in proper form from the following persons, listed […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 2018770 Views

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Revitalizing First Nations Languages Demands Urgent Action: AFN National Chief to Meet with Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Culture and Heritage

Revitalizing First Nations Languages Demands Urgent Action: AFN National Chief to Meet with Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers of Culture and Heritage on June 18, 2018 (Yellowknife, NWT) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will meet tomorrow with federal, provincial and territorial ministers responsible for culture and heritage at a roundtable […]

by pmnationtalk on June 18, 2018517 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates New AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates New AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek June 12, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates Kluane Adamek who was elected by acclamation as the AFN Yukon Regional Chief Thursday. “I have spoken with Regional Chief Adamek to offer my congratulations on […]

by ahnationtalk on June 12, 2018587 Views

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Perry Bellegarde Launches Campaign for Re-election as National Chief, Assembly of First Nations

Perry Bellegarde Launches Campaign for Re-election as National Chief, Assembly of First Nations OTTAWA, ON – June 11, 2018 – Perry Bellegarde, the current National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), today launched his campaign for re-election with a commitment to Chiefs to maintain momentum while redoubling efforts on measures to close the […]

by pmnationtalk on June 11, 2018636 Views

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AFN Renews Call for Families First Approach as National Inquiry Receives Extended Mandate

AFN Renews Call for Families First Approach as National Inquiry Receives Extended Mandate OTTAWA, June 5, 2018 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Chief Denise Stonefish, Chair of the AFN Women’s Council, said today the extension of the National Inquiry on Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls creates an […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 2018512 Views

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On Third Anniversary of Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, Assembly of First Nations Urges Governments and All Canadians to Commit to Progress and Results

On Third Anniversary of Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, Assembly of First Nations Urges Governments and All Canadians to Commit to Progress and Results June 1, 2018  (Ottawa, ON) – In advance of the third anniversary of the release of 94 Calls to Action by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), Assembly of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2018607 Views

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National Chief Welcomes Passing on Third Reading in Parliament of United Nations Declaration Bill

National Chief Welcomes Passing on Third Reading in Parliament of United Nations Declaration Bill May 30, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde welcomed the passing on third reading of Private Member’s Bill C-262, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act, in the House of Commons […]

by ahnationtalk on May 31, 2018526 Views

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Auditor General Report Shows Need for Government to Make Better Use of Data, Work with First Nations to Make Faster Progress on Closing the Gap

Auditor General Report Shows Need for Government to Make Better Use of Data, Work with First Nations to Make Faster Progress on Closing the Gap May 29, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today responded to the Auditor General of Canada’s report, calling on Canada to change its […]

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Statement on Canada’s Purchase of TransMountain Pipeline

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Statement on Canada’s Purchase of TransMountain Pipeline (Ottawa, ON) –Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde released the below statement following today’s announcement by the Government of Canada to purchase the TransMountain pipeline. National Chief Perry Bellegarde:  “Canada committed to honouring the UN Declaration and the right […]

by ahnationtalk on May 29, 2018596 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Wants Governments to Work with First Nations in Manitoba to Ensure Safety During the Wildfire Emergency

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Wants Governments to Work with First Nations in Manitoba to Ensure Safety During the Wildfire Emergency (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today that all governments and emergency service providers must work with First Nations leadership in Manitoba to ensure the safety and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018474 Views

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National Chief Perry Bellegarde Hails New Approach to First Nations Funding as a Significant Step Towards Stronger First Nations

National Chief Perry Bellegarde Hails New Approach to First Nations Funding as a Significant Step Towards Stronger First Nations OTTAWA, May 22, 2018  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the move now underway towards ten-year funding grants for First Nations is an important step in building a new, more effective […]

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 2018469 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says UN Human Rights Council Report Shows Need for Action and Partnership to End Discrimination in Canada and Uphold First Nations Rights

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says UN Human Rights Council Report Shows Need for Action and Partnership to End Discrimination in Canada and Uphold First Nations Rights OTTAWA, May 17, 2018 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde’s said the report by the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Working Group on the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 2018467 Views

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First Nations Fishing Rights – Fact Sheet

First Nations Fishing Rights – Fact Sheet NATIONAL DAY OF FIRST NATIONS FISHING RIGHTS – MAY 21, 2018 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 […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 2018718 Views

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AFN Urges BC Government to Fulfill Promise of Reconciliation as Federal Government Decides Not to Oppose Site C Dam Injunction

May 15, 2018 AFN Urges BC Government to Fulfill Promise of Reconciliation as Federal Government Decides Not to Oppose Site C Dam Injunction (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today acknowledged the Government of Canada’s decision not to intervene in a legal action by First Nations to halt construction […]

by pmnationtalk on May 16, 2018281 Views

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AFN BULLETIN – UPDATE: First Nations Education May 2018

AFN BULLETIN – UPDATE: First Nations Education May 2018 May 15, 2018 First Nations Control of First Nations Education The work and progress in the area of education is guided by direction from Chiefs-in-Assembly and the long-standing goal of achieving First Nations control of First Nations Education.  First Nations control of First Nations Education means respecting, protecting […]

by pmnationtalk on May 15, 2018595 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Opening Address to the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly on Federal Legislation

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Opening Address to the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly on Federal Legislation May 1, 2018 Tawaw kahkiyaw, okimâwak, nâpewak, iskwewak, kêhtêak, oskâyak. Okimaw piyisiw awasis nitisihkason. Miyo kisikaw anoch. Chief Whiteduck, thank you for welcoming us to the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin peoples. To the Elders, Bear Babin and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 2018487 Views

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First Nations Leaders and Delegates Gather for AFN Special Chiefs Assembly on Federal Legislation, May 1 & 2 in Gatineau, Quebec

First Nations Leaders and Delegates Gather for AFN Special Chiefs Assembly on Federal Legislation, May 1 & 2 in Gatineau, Quebec (Ottawa, ON)― Hundreds of First Nations leaders, Elders, women, youth and other delegates are set to gather May 1 & 2, 2018 for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Special Chiefs Assembly (SCA) on […]

by ahnationtalk on May 1, 2018511 Views

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Media Advisory – First Nations Leaders and Delegates Gather for AFN Special Chiefs Assembly on Federal Legislation, May 1 & 2 in Gatineau, Quebec

Media Advisory – First Nations Leaders and Delegates Gather for AFN Special Chiefs Assembly on Federal Legislation, May 1 & 2 in Gatineau, Quebec OTTAWA, April 27, 2018  – Hundreds of First Nations leaders, Elders, women, youth and other delegates are set to gather May 1 & 2, 2018 for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) […]

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April 2018 – National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin

April 2018 – National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin April 23, 2018 DetermiNATION: Moving Beyond the Indian Act Conference Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler has announced the determiNATION: Moving Beyond the Indian Act conference, the first-ever Indigenous-led summit that will bring together leaders to create a plan for moving beyond the Indian Act. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 2018456 Views

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Media Advisory – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde will Attend Toronto Court Hearing to Support Indigenous Peoples of Ecuador in Legal Fight Against Chevron

Media Advisory – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde will Attend Toronto Court Hearing to Support Indigenous Peoples of Ecuador in Legal Fight Against Chevron TORONTO, April 17, 2018  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will be at the Ontario Court of Appeal in Toronto on April 18 to support Indigenous peoples from […]

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Assembly of First Nations Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart Congratulates Treaty 1 First Nations for Agreement in Principle on Former Kapyong Barracks

Assembly of First Nations Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart Congratulates Treaty 1 First Nations for Agreement in Principle on Former Kapyong Barracks April 13, 2018 (Winnipeg, MB) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart attended the April 10 announcement of the Agreement in Principle between Treaty 1 First Nations and the […]

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Assembly of First Nations Supports Indigenous-Led Conservation in Canada, Report by Indigenous Circle of Experts Points the Way Forward

Assembly of First Nations Supports Indigenous-Led Conservation in Canada, Report by Indigenous Circle of Experts Points the Way Forward (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, together with Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek, commend the work of the Indigenous Circle of Experts on the release of their report recommending changes […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 2018503 Views

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AFN BULLETIN – Meeting on AFN-Canada Memorandum of Understanding on Joint Priorities

AFN BULLETIN – Meeting on AFN-Canada Memorandum of Understanding on Joint Priorities April 2018 The third meeting under the AFN-Canada Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Joint Priorities took place March 26, 2018. The MOU calls for regular meetings to discuss key issues and assess progress on shared priorities and is not a decision-making forum. These […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 2018503 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on World Water Day 2018: “We Must Redouble Our Efforts to End all Drinking Water Advisories by 2021”

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on World Water Day 2018: “We Must Redouble Our Efforts to End all Drinking Water Advisories by 2021” March 22, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today on World Water Day 2018 – Nature of Water, marked every year […]

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AFN Says International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is a Time for All Canadians to Commit to National Strategy to Combat Racism

AFN Says International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is a Time for All Canadians to Commit to National Strategy to Combat Racism March 21, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement on the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, marked every […]

by pmnationtalk on March 21, 2018326 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Offers Condolences, Remembers Justa Monk

Assembly of First Nations Offers Condolences, Remembers Justa Monk March 16, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today offers condolences to the family, friends and community of Justa Monk who passed away March 14 in his home community of Tl’azt’en Nation near Prince George, B.C. “Today we remember […]

by ahnationtalk on March 19, 2018270 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde: Regional Health Survey Results Will Help Identify Ways to Close the Gap for First Nations

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde: Regional Health Survey Results Will Help Identify Ways to Close the Gap for First Nations March 14, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde stated that the release of the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC) Regional Health Survey (RHS) Phase 3, Volume 1 […]

by pmnationtalk on March 15, 2018285 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Decision Not to Appeal Verdict in Tina Fontaine Case

March 13, 2018 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Decision Not to Appeal Verdict in Tina Fontaine Case (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded to the announcement today by Crown prosecutors in Manitoba that they will not appeal the verdict in the case of Raymond Cormier, acquitted last month […]

by ahnationtalk on March 14, 2018535 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Decision Not to Appeal Boushie Verdict and RCMP Investigation Review: “Canada’s Justice System Continues to Fail First Nations”

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Decision Not to Appeal Boushie Verdict and RCMP Investigation Review: “Canada’s Justice System Continues to Fail First Nations” March 7, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement regarding today’s announcement by the Saskatchewan Crown Prosecutor that there will be […]

by ahnationtalk on March 8, 2018620 Views

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