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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Supreme Court Decision on the Rights of Former Residential Schools Students: ‘Their Testimony Must Be Respected’

October 6, 2017 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Supreme Court Decision on the Rights of Former Residential Schools Students: ‘Their Testimony Must Be Respected’ (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today’s Supreme Court of Canada’s decision ensures the rights of former residential school students are respected as part of the continuing […]

by pmnationtalk on October 10, 2017355 Views

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AFN National Chief in Shoal Lake

AFN National Chief in Shoal Lake AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde attended the Grand Council Treaty #3 Fall Assembly in #Iskatewizaagegan 39 – Shoal Lake 39 today Hosted by Ogichidaa (Grand Chief) Francis Kavanaugh Had the opportunity to dialogue with the leaders of Treaty #3 and also visit with Kindergarten to Grade 8 students at […]

by pmnationtalk on October 6, 2017105 Views

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REGISTER ON-LINE! AFN National Housing and Infrastructure Forum & Tradeshow October 30-November 1, 2017

REGISTER ON–LINE! AFN National Housing and Infrastructure Forum & Tradeshow October 30-November 1, 2017 Greetings, Please be advised that on–line registration is now open for the Assembly of First Nations National Housing and Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow:  Moving Towards First Nations Care and Control of Housing & Infrastructure will be taking place October 30-November 1, […]

by pmnationtalk on October 6, 2017146 Views

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NATIONAL CHIEF BULLETIN – Update on First Ministers’ Meeting

NATIONAL CHIEF BULLETIN – Update on First Ministers’ Meeting October 5, 2017 On October 3, a delegation from the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) met with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Premiers of all of the provinces and territories, with the exception of Brad Wall of Saskatchewan, who was represented by Don Morgan, the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 5, 2017365 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Marks Sisters in Spirit Vigil by Calling for Immediate Action to Support Indigenous Women and Families

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Marks Sisters in Spirit Vigil by Calling for Immediate Action to Support Indigenous Women and Families October 4, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde marked October 4, a day when Sisters in Spirit Vigils are held across the country in […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 2017431 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for Action in Addressing First Nation Priorities at First Ministers Meeting

  October 3, 2017 Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for Action in Addressing First Nation Priorities at First Ministers Meeting (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today called for a First Ministers meeting in 2018 to address First Nations priority issues, saying full participation of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 2017354 Views

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Jerry Lanouette, Senior Manager, OCAP® & Information Governance, First Nations Information Governance Centre

NationTalk Scene @ Assembly of First Nations AGM recently speaks with Jerry Lanouette, Senior Manager, OCAP® & Information Governance, First Nations Information Governance Centre,  who discusses the services offered by the First Nations Information Governance such as the regional health survey from First Nations Communities using the OCAP principals and standards. For full information you […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 2017365 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Looks Forward to Working with New Governor General of Canada

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Looks Forward to Working with New Governor General of Canada October 2, 2017 (Ottawa) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates Julie Payette on being sworn in today as the 29th Governor General of Canada. “Governor General Payette is the new representative of […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 2017346 Views

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Munroe Scott Book Donation

Munroe Scott Book Donation September 29, 2017 On Friday September 29, 2017, Canadian author Munroe Scott came to the office of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and donated 1,890 copies of books he has authored as a gift to First Nations. The Carving of Canada – 1,126 copies The Carving of Canada intertwines the […]

by pmnationtalk on October 2, 2017235 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on 5th Annual Orange Shirt Day: ‘Let’s Give Our Children Hope and Opportunity’

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on 5th Annual Orange Shirt Day: ‘Let’s Give Our Children Hope and Opportunity’ September 29, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – To mark Orange Shirt Day on September 30, in honour of former students of the Indian residential schools, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is asking all Canadians […]

by pmnationtalk on September 29, 2017387 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde welcomes Dr. Paulette Tremblay as the new CEO of the AFN

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde welcomes Dr. Paulette Tremblay as the new CEO of the AFN September 28, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is pleased to announce that Dr. Paulette Tremblay has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the AFN. “I extend […]

by pmnationtalk on September 29, 2017308 Views

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National Chief Perry Bellegarde – Orange Shirt Day

September 28, 2017 National Chief Perry Bellegarde – Orange Shirt Day See more : Orange Shirt Day 2017

by pmnationtalk on September 28, 2017241 Views

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Registration Now Open! AFN National Housing and Infrastructure Forum & Tradeshow October 30-November 1, 2017

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! AFN National Housing and Infrastructure Forum & Tradeshow October 30 – November 1, 2017 Greetings, Please be advised that registration is now open for the Assembly of First Nations National Housing and Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow:  Moving Towards First Nations Care and Control of Housing & Infrastructure will be taking place October […]

by pmnationtalk on September 26, 2017301 Views

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Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations court action against Canada and Ontario to commence today in Thunder Bay

Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations court action against Canada and Ontario to commence today in Thunder Bay THUNDER BAY, ON, Sept. 25, 2017   – Today in Thunder Bay the lawsuit filed by the Robinson-Huron Treaty First Nations against Canada and Ontario will commence at the Thunder Bay Court House. In September 2014 the Robinson-Huron Treaty […]

by pmnationtalk on September 25, 2017351 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for Senator Lynn Beyak To Be Removed From Conservative Caucus Following Latest Remarks

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for Senator Lynn Beyak To Be Removed From Conservative Caucus Following Latest Remarks September 20, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today in response to Senator Lynn Beyak’s recent comments: “In this era of reconciliation […]

by aanationtalk on September 20, 2017495 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Sets Out Priorities as Parliament Resumes: ‘We Want Action and Progress’

September 18, 2017 Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Sets Out Priorities as Parliament Resumes: ‘We Want Action and Progress’ (Ottawa, ON) – As the 42nd session of Parliament begins, Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde said there needs to be focus from all parties on concrete, practical steps towards building […]

by pmnationtalk on September 18, 2017461 Views

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Administrative Assistants (3 positions)

Administrative Assistants (3 positions) Refer to competition number 2017-ENV-02-SOC-01 Internal/External Description: The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is seeking Administrative Assistants to work in the Environment Sector or the Social Development Sector. These skilled individuals will be responsible for a wide variety of administrative support services to facilitate the efficient operation of the organization and […]

by pmnationtalk on September 15, 20170 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Presents Eagle Staff to Canada to Commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

September 13, 2017 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Presents Eagle Staff to Canada to Commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (New York City, NY) – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde was in New York City today to gift a traditional Eagle Staff to His […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 2017529 Views

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Media Advisory – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Present Eagle Staff to Canada to Commemorate the 10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2017  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will present a traditional Eagle Staff to the Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations to mark the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UN Declaration). His Excellency Marc-André Blanchard, […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 20172469 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Marks World Suicide Prevention Day by Focusing on ‘Culture for Life’ to Promote Health and Wellness

OTTAWA, Sept. 8, 2017  – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde will mark World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10 by focusing on culture as a way to promote life and wellness, shifting the focus from ‘suicide prevention’ to ‘life promotion.’ Part of this effort involves a social media campaign called ‘Culture for […]

by pmnationtalk on September 8, 20171181 Views

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AFN National Housing and Infrastructure Forum & Tradeshow October 30 – November 1, 2017

  Greetings, Please be advised that the Assembly of First Nations National Housing and Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow:  Moving Towards First Nations Care and Control of Housing & Infrastructure will be taking place October 30-November 1, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec.  We do hope that you will be able to join us for this event.  Please […]

by pmnationtalk on September 4, 2017626 Views

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Indigenous Languages Initiative Engagement Sessions

Indigenous Languages Initiative Engagement Sessions The Assembly of First Nations is convening engagement sessions regarding the Indigenous Languages Act as announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on December 6, 2016. Input from First Nations is being sought as this legislation is co-developed. Engagement sessions are being held and organized for a number of regions as […]

by pmnationtalk on September 3, 2017875 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Supports First Nations in Their Stand Against BC Salmon Farms, Crown Must Respect First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction

September 1, 2017 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Supports First Nations in Their Stand Against BC Salmon Farms, Crown Must Respect First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde supports First Nations in British Columbia who are peacefully occupying salmon fish farms and asserting inherent […]

by pmnationtalk on September 3, 2017646 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says New Federal Ministries a Positive Step for First Nations Relationships with the Crown

August 28, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today that the changes to the federal cabinet are significant steps toward restoring and revitalizing the nation-to-nation relationship between First Nations and the Crown. “First Nations have a government-to-government, nation-to-nation relationship with the Crown, as reflected in the Treaties […]

by pmnationtalk on August 28, 2017569 Views

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AFN Special Chiefs Assembly 2017 – Save the Date

Join the AFN Mailing List Liste d’envoi de l’apn Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly   The Assembly of First Nations is the national organization representing First Nation citizens in Canada.  Follow AFN on Twitter @AFN_Updates. ——————————————————– Assemblée des Premières Nations Assemblée extraordinaire des Chefs L’Assemblée des Premières Nations est l’organisme national qui représente […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 2017692 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Meeting with Cultural and Heritage Ministers Must Lead to Action to Protect and Strengthen First Nations Languages

OTTAWA, Aug. 24, 2017 /CNW/ – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today that the commitments on First Nations languages made at the National Indigenous Organizations and the Federal-Provincial-Territorial Heritage and Culture Ministers Roundtable and Meeting held on August 22, 2017, in Orford, QC must lead to immediate action with First Nations involved as […]

by pmnationtalk on August 24, 2017594 Views

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Culture For Life ~ My Culture. My Life.

Culture For Life My Culture. My Life. To mark World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10th 2017, we are choosing to focus on LIFE through culture. We want to help facilitate meaningful connections with culture for First Nations youth and have youth themselves highlight the strength of culture and how it can promote wellness and […]

by pmnationtalk on August 22, 2017631 Views

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TECHNICAL BULLETIN – First Nations National Housing and Infrastructure Strategy

TECHNICAL BULLETIN – First Nations National Housing and Infrastructure Strategy “All First Nation members living on or away from their community have a right to shelter and they must be provided with an opportunity to access safe, secure, adequate and affordable housing.” (AFN: National First Nations Housing Strategy) This Bulletin is an update from the […]

by pmnationtalk on August 17, 20171043 Views

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Indigenous Languages Engagement Initiative – Engagement Sessions

Languages The Assembly of First Nations is convening engagement sessions regarding the Indigenous Languages Act as announced by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on December 6, 2016. Input from First Nations is being sought as this legislation is co-developed. Engagement sessions are being held and organized for a number of regions. Engagement Session details will be […]

by pmnationtalk on August 11, 2017957 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

Assembly of First Nations Published on Aug 9, 2017 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

by pmnationtalk on August 9, 2017528 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Marks International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples and the 10th Anniversary of the UN Declaration

August 8, 2017 (Ottawa, ON): To mark the United Nations International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples on August 9, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today expressed his commitment and his solidarity with Indigenous peoples worldwide to realize Indigenous peoples’ right to self-determination and to fully implement the United Nations Declaration […]

by pmnationtalk on August 8, 2017577 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Advise on NAFTA Negotiations to Ensure a Strong Voice for First Nations

August 2, 2017 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Advise on NAFTA Negotiations to Ensure a Strong Voice for First Nations (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde will participate on the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) Council to ensure a strong voice for First Nations rights, title, and jurisdiction […]

by pmnationtalk on August 3, 2017627 Views

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Minister of Justice, Jody Wilson-Raybould Addresses the 38th AFN, Annual General Assembly

Assembly of First Nation (AFN) 38th Annual General Assembly (AGA) – Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould speaks about rights recognition, implementation and the transition that Canada and Indigenous governments finds itself going through.

by pmnationtalk on July 27, 20171081 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Disappointed with Supreme Court Decision – Time to Implement UN Declaration

July 26, 2017 (Regina SK,) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded today to the Supreme Court of Canada decisions today in the Chippewas of the Thames and Clyde River cases dealing with Indigenous peoples right to consultation and accommodation. “It’s clear today that our right to consultation and accommodation must […]

by pmnationtalk on July 26, 2017900 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Announces Major Changes Giving First Nations Greater Financial Control

REGINA, July 25, 2017 – As First Nations leaders, Elders, women and youth from across Canada gathered in Regina, SK today for the opening of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Annual General Assembly, AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and federal Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett, announced First Nations will have […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 2017850 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde – Opening Remarks to the AFN Annual General Assembly

July 25, 2017 Tawaw kahkiyaw, okimâwak, nâpewak, iskwewak, kêhtêak, oskâyak. Okimaw piyisiw awasis nitisihkason. Miyo kisikaw anoch. My friends and relatives I welcome you all. I acknowledge the Elders and lift them up for the pipe ceremony this morning and for getting us all connected to the Creator. I acknowledge that we are in Treaty […]

by pmnationtalk on July 25, 2017810 Views

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Media Advisory: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Federal Minister Carolyn Bennett to Announce Major Changes Giving First Nations Greater Financial Control

Media Advisory: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Federal Minister Carolyn Bennett to Announce Major Changes Giving First Nations Greater Financial Control REGINA, July 24, 2017 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Federal Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs, the Honourable Carolyn Bennett will announce important changes in approaches […]

by aanationtalk on July 25, 2017529 Views

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REPEAT: Assembly of First Nations to Convene 38th Annual General Assembly July 25-27 in Regina, SK – “Our Priority: Our Children, Our Future”

July 21, 2017  – First Nation leaders, Elders, Women, youth and citizens from across the country are set to gather next week for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) 38th Annual General Assembly (AGA), to be held at the Evraz Place from July 25-27.  Chiefs and delegates will discuss key issues and determine strategy to […]

by pmnationtalk on July 24, 2017558 Views

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Assembly of First Nations to Convene 38th Annual General Assembly July 25-27 in Regina, SK – “Our Priority: Our Children, Our Future”

Assembly of First Nations to Convene 38th Annual General Assembly July 25-27 in Regina, SK – “Our Priority: Our Children, Our Future” July 21, 2017 (Ottawa, ON)― First Nation leaders, Elders, Women, youth and citizens from across the country are set to gather next week for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) 38th Annual General Assembly […]

by pmnationtalk on July 21, 2017506 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates New Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs

July 19, 2017 (Ottawa) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulated the new Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, Arlen Dumas, on being elected today by the Chiefs of Manitoba in Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation. “On behalf of the AFN and my colleagues on the AFN Executive Committee I extend […]

by pmnationtalk on July 19, 2017521 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Wildfire – Situation in British Columbia

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Wildfire – Situation in British Columbia July 18, 2017 (Ottawa) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today on the ongoing wildfires affecting First Nations and many residents in British Columbia. As of July 17, about 40,000 people have been displaced […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 2017414 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says the AFN Expects Full Inclusion in Intergovernmental Tables

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says the AFN Expects Full Inclusion in Intergovernmental Tables July 17, 2017 (Toronto, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde expressed his strong objection today to attempts to sideline and segregate the AFN from participation in federal-provincial-territorial intergovernmental tables, including the 2017 Council […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 2017483 Views

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Media advisory: National Indigenous Leaders Expect Full Inclusion in Intergovernmental Tables

OTTAWA, July 14, 2017   – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) President Natan Obed and Métis Nation (MNC) President Clément Chartier will hold a press conference on Indigenous Peoples’ participation in federal-provincial-territorial intergovernmental tables, and the 2017 Council of the Federation meeting scheduled for Edmonton July 18-19. The Council of the Federation was established […]

by pmnationtalk on July 17, 2017531 Views

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National Indigenous Leaders Expect Full Inclusion in Intergovernmental Tables

National Indigenous Leaders Expect Full Inclusion in Intergovernmental Tables (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) President Natan Obed and Métis Nation (MNC) President Clément Chartier will hold a press conference on Indigenous Peoples’ participation in federal-provincial-territorial intergovernmental tables, and the 2017 Council of the Federation meeting scheduled […]

by pmnationtalk on July 14, 2017440 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Looks Forward to Working with New Governor General of Canada

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Looks Forward to Working with New Governor General of Canada (Ottawa) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates Julie Payette and welcomes her in her role as the next Governor General of Canada. “I welcome the new Governor General and, as the representative […]

by pmnationtalk on July 13, 2017277 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Commissioner’s Resignation from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

July 11, 2017 Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Commissioner’s Resignation from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today on the resignation of Commissioner Marilyn Poitras from the National Inquiry […]

by pmnationtalk on July 11, 2017463 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Launches Digital Resource for Teachers It’s Our Time First Nations Education Toolkit on iTunes U

Assembly of First Nations Launches Digital Resource for Teachers It’s Our Time First Nations Education Toolkit on iTunes U June 28, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations’ digital education resource It’s Our Time First Nations Education Toolkit is now on iTunes U. The free, downloadable package for iPad is a resource for […]

by pmnationtalk on June 28, 2017558 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde becomes First National AFN leader to march in Toronto’s 37th Annual Pride Parade

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde becomes First National AFN leader to march in Toronto’s 37th Annual Pride Parade June 23, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today he was honoured to accept an invitation to march in Toronto’s 37th annual Pride Parade on June 25th and he looks […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 2017459 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde becomes First National AFN leader to march in Toronto’s 37th Annual Pride Parade

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde becomes First National AFN leader to march in Toronto’s 37th Annual Pride Parade (Ottawa, ON) – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today he was honoured to accept an invitation to march in Toronto’s 37th annual Pride Parade on June 25th and he looks forward to becoming […]

by pmnationtalk on June 23, 2017550 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Name Change for June 21: ‘National Indigenous Peoples Day’

June 21, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations Nation Chief Perry Bellegarde supports the new name for June 21 – National Indigenous Peoples Day – as a name consistent with the international recognition of Indigenous peoples and consistent with an AFN resolution (23/2013) calling for the name change. “I believe this small change […]

by pmnationtalk on June 21, 2017486 Views

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