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Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras on Introduction of Bill 22: An Act for Strong Families Building Stronger Communities

Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras on Introduction of Bill 22: An Act for Strong Families Building Stronger Communities Today, the Provincial Government introduced Bill 22: An Act for Strong Families Building Stronger Communities in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta, which would significantly alter First Nations child welfare care off-reserve within the province. October 31, […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 2018236 Views

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Media Advisory – AFN 2018 National Housing & Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow October 30 to November 1, 2018

Media Advisory – AFN 2018 National Housing & Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow October 30 to November 1, 2018 VANCOUVER, Oct. 26, 2018  – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is hosting the 2018 National Housing and Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow from October 30 to November 1, 2018 at the Fairmont Hotel in Vancouver, BC. The […]

by ahnationtalk on October 29, 2018643 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Congratulates Bobby Cameron on Re-Election as Chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations and Saskatchewan Regional Chief for the AFN

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Congratulates Bobby Cameron on Re-Election as Chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations and Saskatchewan Regional Chief for the AFN (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates Bobby Cameron on his re-election yesterday as Chief of the Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations (FSIN) […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2018589 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Acknowledges the 20th Anniversary of the Aboriginal Head Start On-Reserve Program

October 21, 2018 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Acknowledges the 20th Anniversary of the Aboriginal Head Start On-Reserve Program (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde acknowledges the 20th anniversary of the Aboriginal Head Start On-Reserve (AHSOR) Program, an important and essential community-based program to help close the education gap for […]

by ahnationtalk on October 22, 2018625 Views

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Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew

Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew October 19, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Following today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada regarding Mikisew Cree First Nation stating that the federal government does not need to consult with First Nations prior to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2018606 Views

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AFN BULLETIN – United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement October, 2018

AFN BULLETIN – United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement October, 2018 October 19, 2018 USMCA Breaks New Ground by including Indigenous Peoples After more than a year of discussion on how to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement, Canada reached a new trade deal with the United States and Mexico late in the evening of September 30, […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 2018558 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Congratulates Abegweit First Nation Chief Brian Francis on Appointment to Senate of Canada

Assembly of First Nations Congratulates Abegweit First Nation Chief Brian Francis on Appointment to Senate of Canada Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, AFN New Brunswick-Prince Edward Island Regional Chief Roger Augustine and AFN Nova Scotia-Newfoundland Regional Chief Morley Googoo today welcomed the appointment of Brian Francis, Chief of Abegweit First Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2018605 Views

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AFN Manitoba Regional Chief Hart Says Supreme Court Decision Will Not Stop First Nations from Defending and Asserting Their Rights

AFN Manitoba Regional Chief Hart Says Supreme Court Decision Will Not Stop First Nations from Defending and Asserting Their Rights WINNIPEG, MB, Oct. 14, 2018 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart said today that the Supreme Court of Canada decision in the Mikisew Cree First Nation case does not mean Canada can ignore or deny First Nations rights […]

by pmnationtalk on October 15, 2018578 Views

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Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras on the Mikisew Cree First Nation V. Canada Supreme Court Decision

STATEMENT FROM REGIONAL CHIEF MARLENE POITRAS ON THE MIKISEW CREE FIRST NATION V. CANADA SUPREME COURT DECISION The Supreme Court of Canada ruled on the application of the Duty to Consult doctrine and if it can be applied to the federal legislation-making process. The case originates from Mikisew Cree First Nation’s challenge of the 2012 […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 2018294 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Stands in Solidarity and Support for Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek Aaki Declaration – the Grassy Narrows First Nation Land Declaration

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Stands in Solidarity and Support for Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek Aaki Declaration – the Grassy Narrows First Nation Land Declaration October 10, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde stated today that he fully supports the Asubpeeschoseewagong Anishinabek Aaki Declaration – the Grassy Narrows First Nation […]

by ahnationtalk on October 10, 2018591 Views

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Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras Calling for Action and Recognizing the Sisters in Spirit Vigils this October 4th

Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras Calling for Action and Recognizing the Sisters in Spirit Vigils This October 4th October 4, 2018, amiskwaciwâskahikan (Edmonton, AB) “Today, we remember and honour the lives of the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and their families across Turtle Island. We take this day to annually host vigils […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 2018316 Views

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First Nations Women Should be Respected, Valued and Safe: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde

First Nations Women Should be Respected, Valued and Safe: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde October 4, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – On a day to honour missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde commends the tireless commitment of families for seeking justice and healing, and reiterates calls […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 2018564 Views

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Respecting First Nations rights helps achieve economic stability and investment certainty: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde

Respecting First Nations rights helps achieve economic stability and investment certainty: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde October 1, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – On the announcement of a tentative trade agreement now named the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the general exception clause for Indigenous Peoples Rights will […]

by ahnationtalk on October 1, 2018233 Views

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Ontario Coroner’s Report Points to Urgent Action Required on Long-Standing Concerns, Says National Chief Perry Bellegarde

Ontario Coroner’s Report Points to Urgent Action Required on Long-Standing Concerns, Says National Chief Perry Bellegarde (Ottawa, ON) – Following a report released today by the office of the Ontario Chief Coroner, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says urgent action is required to implement recommendations by working with families and First […]

by ahnationtalk on September 27, 2018563 Views

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AFN BULLETIN – National Policy Forum on Affirming Rights, Title and Jurisdiction

AFN BULLETIN – National Policy Forum on Affirming Rights, Title and Jurisdiction September 25, 2018 (Gatineau, QC) National Chief Perry Bellegarde convened a successful Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Policy Forum on Affirming First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction on unceded Algonquin territory in Gatineau, Québec on September 11 and 12. More than 500 […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 2018593 Views

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AFN Bulletin on Regional Education Agreements for First Nations Education K-12, September 2018

AFN Bulletin on Regional Education Agreements for First Nations Education K-12, September 2018 September 25, 2018 The work and progress in the area of education is guided by direction from the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Chiefs-in-Assembly and the long-standing goal of achieving First Nation control of First Nation Education. AFN resolution 16/2016: Honourable Process […]

by ahnationtalk on September 25, 2018688 Views

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Jordan’s Principle Summit

Jordan’s Principle Summit (Winnipeg, MB) The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) hosted its first ever national Jordan’s Principle Summit September 12-13 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. More than 850 First Nations citizens, family members, leaders, service coordinators, health directors and technicians, health and education practitioners, service providers and innovators gathered under the theme of Sharing, Learning, and […]

by ahnationtalk on September 24, 2018733 Views

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First Nations-Driven Implementation Essential, Says AFN National Chief on Federal Investment in Early Learning and Child Care

First Nations-Driven Implementation Essential, Says AFN National Chief on Federal Investment in Early Learning and Child Care (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, together with AFN Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart, support the National Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Framework as one opportunity for First Nations to develop […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 2018576 Views

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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, 2018608 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, 2018402 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, 2018453 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, 2018462 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, 2018448 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, 2018447 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, 2018842 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, 2018573 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, 2018486 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, 2018649 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, 2018524 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, 2018424 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, 2018253 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, 2018542 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, 2018309 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, 2018294 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, 2018692 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, 2018493 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, 2018538 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, 2018557 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, 2018512 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, 2018834 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, 2018559 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, 2018636 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, 2018683 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, 2018572 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, 2018648 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, 2018566 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 […]

by pmnationtalk on May 30, 2018599 Views

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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, 2018636 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, 2018506 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, 2018505 Views

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