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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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, 2018533 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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, 2018443 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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AFN Supports Extension of National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

AFN Supports Extension of National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Women’s Council Chair Chief Denise Stonefish released the below statement regarding the request to extend the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. “The Assembly of First Nations supports the extension […]

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The Assembly of First Nations Executive Committee Calls for Apology from Thunder Bay Chronicle Journal for Offensive Headline

The Assembly of First Nations Executive Committee Calls for Apology from Thunder Bay Chronicle Journal for Offensive Headline (Ottawa, ON) — The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Executive Committee calls for an apology from Thunder Bay daily newspaper, The Chronicle Journal, for an offensive front page headline, and the AFN Ontario Regional Chief is seeking […]

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AFN BULLETIN – 2018 Federal Budget

AFN BULLETIN – 2018 Federal Budget February 2018 Federal Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered the federal budget speech in the House of Commons on February 27, 2018. The federal budget reflects the priorities and future direction of the federal government. For this reason, National Chief Perry Bellegarde AFN representatives and officials work to ensure there […]

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Budget 2018 Makes Essential Investments in First Nations Children and Investments to Strengthen First Nations Governments

Budget 2018 Makes Essential Investments in First Nations Children and Investments to Strengthen First Nations Governments February 27, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s federal budget marks the third year of continued, sustained investment in First Nations. These investments provide greater safety and security for First […]

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Newly Elected AFN Alberta Regional Chief Marlene Poitras

Home » Newswire » Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Newly Elected AFN Alberta Regional Chief Marlene Poitras &Edit Story Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Newly Elected AFN Alberta Regional Chief Marlene Poitras by pmnationtalk on February 26, 2018 February 23, 2018 Assembly of First Nations National Chief […]

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Broken Systems Failed Tina Fontaine – Murder Trial Verdict Another Severe Setback for Justice and Reconciliation

February 22, 2018 Broken Systems Failed Tina Fontaine – Murder Trial Verdict Another Severe Setback for Justice and Reconciliation (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s verdict finding Raymond Cormier not guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Tina Fontaine is a shock and another profound disappointment for […]

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Broken Systems Failed Tina Fontaine – Murder Trial Verdict Another Severe Setback for Justice and Reconciliation

February 22, 2018 Broken Systems Failed Tina Fontaine – Murder Trial Verdict Another Severe Setback for Justice and Reconciliation (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s verdict finding Raymond Cormier not guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Tina Fontaine is a shock and another profound disappointment for […]

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Media Advisory – Educators from Across Canada to Gather for National First Nations Directors of Education Forum: AFN National Chief to Provide Opening Remarks

Media Advisory – Educators from Across Canada to Gather for National First Nations Directors of Education Forum: AFN National Chief to Provide Opening Remarks February 20, 2018 MEDIA ADVISORY (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will make opening remarks at the start of a two-day national forum on First Nations […]

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says New Approach for Rights Implementation Essential, First Nations Engagement Crucial

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says New Approach for Rights Implementation Essential, First Nations Engagement Crucial (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Trudeau of a new approach to rights recognition and implementation to be developed “in full partnership” with First Nations, including new mechanisms […]

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AFN Yukon Regional Chief Adamek Stands in Support of Colten Boushie and Family at “Justice for Colten” Gathering in Whitehorse, YK

AFN Yukon Regional Chief Adamek Stands in Support of Colten Boushie and Family at “Justice for Colten” Gathering in Whitehorse, YK WHITEHORSE, Feb. 13, 2018 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek stood in support of Colten Boushie and his family in their calls for justice for Colten, and for fundamental reforms to ensure justice and fairness […]

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Proposed Changes to Environmental Assessments Welcomed, Continued Engagement with First Nations Required

February 8, 2018 Proposed Changes to Environmental Assessments Welcomed, Continued Engagement with First Nations Required  (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today welcomed proposed new legislation on environmental assessments, stating that with full and effective engagement with First Nations the AFN will seek every opportunity to further improve it prior […]

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Statement from National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Second Reading of Bill 262, An Act to Harmonize Canada’s laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Statement from National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Second Reading of Bill 262, An Act to Harmonize Canada’s laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples February 8, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde released the following statement following the second reading of Bill 262 – […]

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Immediate Relief Essential in Moving Forward on Child Welfare Reform; CHRT Issues Fourth Ruling to Canada

February 1, 2018 Immediate Relief Essential in Moving Forward on Child Welfare Reform; CHRT Issues Fourth Ruling to Canada (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today said immediate relief for First Nations children and families must be the next urgent step in child welfare reform, and the Government of Canada […]

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NATIONAL CHIEF PERRY BELLEGARDE BULLETIN – Emergency Meeting on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Child and Family Services

NATIONAL CHIEF PERRY BELLEGARDE BULLETIN – Emergency Meeting on First Nations, Inuit and Métis Child and Family Services January 30, 2018 First Nations, Inuit and Métis, Federal, Provincial and Territorial Governments Meeting on Child Welfare Reform On January 25 and 26, First Nations leaders, Elders and child welfare experts and advocates gathered with Métis and […]

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