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AFN: 28/10/16 Parliamentary Wrap-Up

AFN: 28/10/16 Parliamentary Wrap-Up Looking Back: Parliamentarians returned to the House of Commons for the autumn sitting on September 19, 2016. This report covers the period from that date to October 31, 2016. On September 28th, AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde presented to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance, outlining investments needed in […]

by pmnationtalk on November 15, 2016218 Views

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Webinar on First Nations Child Welfare – Nov. 16, 2016

Webinar on First Nations Child Welfare – Nov. 16, 2016 Please join us for a FREE WEBINAR with Jon Thompson, Executive Director of Social Development at Assembly of First Nations (AFN), and Cindy Blackstock, Executive Director First Nations Child and Family Caring Society, on the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal decision on First Nations Child Welfare […]

by pmnationtalk on November 14, 2016276 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Reinvigorates Longstanding Commitment to First Nations Veterans

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Reinvigorates Longstanding Commitment to First Nations Veterans OTTAWA, Nov. 10, 2016  – On the day leading up to Remembrance Day, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is reinvigorating the AFN’s longstanding commitment to action and advocacy for First Nations veterans. Today, National Chief Bellegarde convened a gathering in […]

by pmnationtalk on November 11, 2016306 Views

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AFN Technical Bulletin – Chronic Wasting Disease

AFN Technical Bulletin – Chronic Wasting Disease The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is providing this Bulletin to all First Nations to share some important information on an environmental health issue that is affecting, deer, elk, and in some cases, moose. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a disease that affects the nervous system of species […]

by pmnationtalk on November 10, 2016299 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Ontario Regional Chief Day Welcomes New Reforms by CIHR to Strengthen Indigenous Health Research

Assembly of First Nations Ontario Regional Chief Day Welcomes New Reforms by CIHR to Strengthen Indigenous Health Research OTTAWA, Nov. 9, 2016  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, who oversees the AFN’s national health portfolio, welcomed last week’s announcement by the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) on supporting ethical […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 2016217 Views

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National Chief Bellegarde Appoints New Chief of Staff Bob Goulais

National Chief Bellegarde Appoints New Chief of Staff Bob Goulais November 1, 2016 (Ottawa, ON)― Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Chief of Staff who will be responsible for implementation of his political agenda affecting First Nations across Canada. Bob Goulais, an Anishinaabe from […]

by ahnationtalk on November 2, 2016250 Views

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AFN National Chief Opens Housing and Infrastructure Forum Calling for National Strategy Led by First Nations

AFN National Chief Opens Housing and Infrastructure Forum Calling for National Strategy Led by First Nations WINNIPEG, Nov. 1, 2016 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today opened the AFN National Housing and Infrastructure Forum – “Moving Forward on First Nations Housing and Infrastructure Reform” in Winnipeg by calling for a First […]

by ahnationtalk on November 1, 2016282 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement Regarding NDP Motion on Child Welfare

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement Regarding NDP Motion on Child Welfare October 31, 2016 (Ottawa, ON)― Assembly of First Nations National Chief, Perry Bellegarde, today issued the following statement ahead of Tuesday’s House of Commons vote on an NDP motion concerning First Nations child welfare: “For a decade, the Assembly of […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 2016319 Views

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Health Accord Update

Health Accord Update On October 19, 2016, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, responsible for AFN’s national health portfolio, participated in the Health Ministers’ meeting in a session on Indigenous health. Regional Chief Day was joined by Chief Tony Alexis from the Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, Chair of the AFN Task […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 2016268 Views

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Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations Convening National Forum on First Nations Housing and Infrastructure

Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations Convening National Forum on First Nations Housing and Infrastructure WINNIPEG, Oct. 28, 2016  – The Assembly of First Nations’ (AFN) is convening a national Housing and Infrastructure Forum to be held November 1-3 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  The Forum will provide Chiefs and their representatives an opportunity to share […]

by ahnationtalk on October 31, 2016271 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Extends Congratulations to Daniel Christmas: First Ever Mi’kmaw Appointed to Canadian Senate

Assembly of First Nations Extends Congratulations to Daniel Christmas: First Ever Mi’kmaw Appointed to Canadian Senate (Ottawa, ON) ― Assembly of First Nations’ (AFN) congratulates Daniel Christmas of Mi’kmaw First Nation on his appointment to the Senate of Canada, one of nine appointments announced today by the Prime Minister of Canada. Mr. Christmas made history […]

by ahnationtalk on October 28, 2016315 Views

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Call For Bids To Host The Assembly Of First Nations 2018 Annual General Assembly

Call For Bids To Host The Assembly Of First Nations 2018 Annual General Assembly BACKGROUND The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is the national organization representing First Nations citizens and the over 630 First Nations communities in Canada. The AFN Secretariat is designed to present the views of First Nations through their leaders in areas […]

by ahnationtalk on October 27, 2016324 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Site C Dam Approval Contrary to Canada’s Own Laws Following Tour of Treaty 8 Territory

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Site C Dam Approval Contrary to Canada’s Own Laws Following Tour of Treaty 8 Territory October 26, 2016  (Ottawa, Ontario)― Following a tour of Treaty 8 territory and the areas that will be affected by the proposed Site C hydroelectric dam in northern British Columbia, Assembly of First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on October 26, 2016306 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Travelling to Proposed Site C Dam Territory in Northern BC to Support Treaty 8 First Nations

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Travelling to Proposed Site C Dam Territory in Northern BC to Support Treaty 8 First Nations OTTAWA, Oct. 21, 2016 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will visit Treaty 8 territory threatened by the proposed Site C Dam in northern British Columbia. On Saturday, October 22 on […]

by ahnationtalk on October 21, 2016326 Views

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AFN Presents First Nations Health Transformation Agenda During Health Ministers’ Meeting on Health Accord

AFN Presents First Nations Health Transformation Agenda During Health Ministers’ Meeting on Health Accord OTTAWA, Oct. 20, 2016  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, responsible for AFN’s national health portfolio, participated yesterday in the Health Ministers’ meeting in a session on Indigenous health. Regional Chief Day was joined by Chief Tony […]

by pmnationtalk on October 21, 2016326 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Supports Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations in their Demand for Respectful Negotiation on Aboriginal Fishing Rights in Traditional Territories

October 19, 2016 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Supports Nuu-chah-nulth First Nations in their Demand for Respectful Negotiation on Aboriginal Fishing Rights in Traditional Territories (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today called on Canada to act on the federal government’s commitment to rights recognition by changing its position […]

by ahnationtalk on October 20, 2016301 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Responds to Nomination of Justice Malcolm Rowe to Supreme Court of Canada

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Responds to Nomination of Justice Malcolm Rowe to Supreme Court of Canada OTTAWA, Oct. 18, 2016 – Assembly of First Nations’ (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded to the nomination of Justice Malcolm Rowe to the Supreme Court of Canada. National Chief Bellegarde has renewed the AFN’s […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2016286 Views

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Regional Chief Presentation to the Health Ministers’ Meeting on Health Accord

October 18 2016 While the primary priority identified to date in the development of the AFN submission to Health Accord table centers on Getting the Relationships Right, there are a number of specific long-standing priority areas. Many of these priorities align with the TRC Calls to Action and with the Health Accord pillars. The AFN […]

by ahnationtalk on October 18, 2016295 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Supreme Court of Canada Decision to Hear Williams Lake Indian Band Specific Claims Case

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Supreme Court of Canada Decision to Hear Williams Lake Indian Band Specific Claims Case (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said last Thursday’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada to hear the Williams Lake Indian Band appeal is an important step in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 17, 2016291 Views

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National Chief Open Letter on the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

National Chief Open Letter on the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls October 11, 2016 The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs The Honourable Patty Hajdu, Minister of Status of Women The Honourable Jody Wilson-Raybould, Minister of Justice Marion Buller, Chief Commissioner, National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered […]

by ahnationtalk on October 12, 2016344 Views

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Assembly of First Nations’ National Chief Perry Bellegarde Honours Life of Henry Beaudry

Assembly of First Nations’ National Chief Perry Bellegarde Honours Life of Henry Beaudry OTTAWA, Oct. 6, 2016  – Assembly of First Nations’ National Chief, Perry Bellegarde, today issued the following statement on the passing of Henry Beaudry: “Henry Beaudry is someone I am especially fortunate to have known and learned from. He lived a long and […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 2016247 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement of Honour and Condolences on the Passing of World War II Veteran Edward Baldhead

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement of Honour and Condolences on the Passing of World War II Veteran Edward Baldhead OTTAWA, Oct. 6, 2016 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today offered condolences to the friends and family of World War II Veteran and Residential School survivor Edward Baldhead, a member […]

by ahnationtalk on October 7, 2016266 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Supports the Moose Hide Campaign: Calls on All Men and Boys to Help End Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls

Assembly of First Nations Supports the Moose Hide Campaign: Calls on All Men and Boys to Help End Violence against Indigenous Women and Girls OTTAWA, Oct. 5, 2016  – On behalf of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today expressed support for the Moose Hide Campaign and the Moose Hide National Gathering […]

by ahnationtalk on October 5, 2016296 Views

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National Chief Perry Bellegarde Supports Ratification of Paris Agreement on Climate Change, Calls for First Nations Involvement in All Stages of Implementation

National Chief Perry Bellegarde Supports Ratification of Paris Agreement on Climate Change, Calls for First Nations Involvement in All Stages of Implementation October 4, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde welcomed Canada’s commitment to implement the Paris Agreement on climate change and emphasized the need for action to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 2016261 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Stands with Families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls at 10th Annual Sisters in Spirit Vigils

Assembly of First Nations Stands with Families of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls at 10th Annual Sisters in Spirit Vigils OTTAWA, Oct. 4, 2016 – Representatives from the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) will take part in the 10th annual Sisters in Spirit vigils being held in various locations across the country today […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 2016241 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Welcomes New Chief Executive Officer Judy White

Assembly of First Nations Welcomes New Chief Executive Officer Judy White September 29, 2016. (Ottawa, ON)― The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is pleased to announce the appointment of the new incoming Chief Executive Officer Judy White, who will assume her duties on November 1, 2016. Ms. White, a Mi’kmaq lawyer and member of the […]

by aanationtalk on September 29, 2016415 Views

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Investments in First Nations are Investments in Canada’s Future, AFN National Chief tells Finance Committee

Investments in First Nations are Investments in Canada’s Future, AFN National Chief tells Finance Committee September 28, 2016. (Ottawa, ON)― Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde addressed the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Finance today to present the AFN’s 2017 pre-budget submission. This submission addresses key areas that were not addressed […]

by ahnationtalk on September 29, 2016273 Views

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Media advisory – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Presents First Nations Budget Priorities to House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance

Media advisory – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Presents First Nations Budget Priorities to House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance OTTAWA, Sept. 28, 2016 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will address the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Finance (FINA) at 5:00 pm Wednesday, September 28. The National Chief’s […]

by ahnationtalk on September 28, 2016328 Views

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Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations’ National Chief and Quebec Regional Chief Host Urban Outreach Forum

Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations’ National Chief and Quebec Regional Chief Host Urban Outreach Forum MONTRÉAL, Sept. 23, 2016  – First Nations leaders and citizens, municipal leaders and local organizations will converge in downtown Montréal today for the Assembly of First Nations’ (AFN) second Urban Outreach Forum. These Forums are designed to forge […]

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 2016273 Views

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AFN NYC Calls to Action

AFN NYC Calls to Action September 19 2016 The AFN National Youth Council (NYC) has announced the Calls to Action on Life Promotion in First Nations Communities calling for dignity, respect, human rights, justice, and equitable access to resources for all First Nations communities. The twelve Calls to Action emerged from local and regional consultations […]

by pmnationtalk on September 19, 2016226 Views

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Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Supplemental Decision on Child Welfare – September 15, 2016

Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Supplemental Decision on Child Welfare – September 15, 2016 Click here for the full CHRT Supplemental decision

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 2016382 Views

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Children only get one childhood: Canadian Human Rights Tribunal issues a Second Compliance Order Against the Government of Canada on the First Nations child welfare case

Children only get one childhood: Canadian Human Rights Tribunal issues a Second Compliance Order Against the Government of Canada on the First Nations child welfare case OTTAWA, Sept. 15, 2016 – In a decision released today, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (“Tribunal”) found that the Canadian Government (INAC) has failed to comply with the Tribunal’s […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 2016366 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Human Rights Tribunal Decision a Call to Action for Government to Support and Protect First Nations Children

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Human Rights Tribunal Decision a Call to Action for Government to Support and Protect First Nations Children September 15, 2016. (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today’s decision by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) on First Nations child welfare is yet […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 2016297 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Marks 9th Anniversary of UN Declaration

September 13, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – On the ninth anniversary of the adoption of the UN Declaration by the United Nations General Assembly, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today called on Canada to implement the UN Declaration in “full partnership” with First Nations and all Indigenous peoples. The UN Declaration provides […]

by pmnationtalk on September 14, 2016253 Views

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Media Advisory – Expert Panel Explores Implications of Site C Legal Battle for Indigenous Communities

OTTAWA, Sept. 13, 2016   – An expert panel entitled Keeping the Promise: Treaty Rights, the UN Declaration, and the Site C Dam will discuss implications of the Prophet River and West Moberly First Nations legal challenge to the Site C hydroelectric dam. Critical concerns such as violations of inherent, Treaty and Indigenous rights, international human […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 2016302 Views

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Media Advisory – Indigenous Leaders, Legal Experts Opposing Site C Hold Press Conference on Parliament Hill

OTTAWA, Sept. 12, 2016 – Indigenous leadership, community members and allies of Treaty 8 territory of northeast British Columbia will converge on Parliament Hill on Tuesday to voice their staunch opposition to the Site C hydroelectric dam project, which the Trudeau government issued construction permits without adequate protection of Treaty rights. This press conference will fall […]

by pmnationtalk on September 13, 2016185 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Celebrates First Nations University of Canada’s 40th Anniversary, Delivers Lecture on Education and Reconciliation

September 12, 2016. Assembly of First Nations National Chief Celebrates First Nations University of Canada’s 40th Anniversary, Delivers Lecture on Education and Reconciliation (Regina, SK)― Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is attending the First Nations University of Canada’s (FNUniv) 40th Anniversary Celebrations today in Regina, Saskatchewan. National Chief Bellegarde will deliver […]

by pmnationtalk on September 12, 2016288 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Supports Treaty 8 First Nations Justice for the Peace Caravan in Opposing the Site C Dam

September 12, 2016 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Supports Treaty 8 First Nations Justice for the Peace Caravan in Opposing the Site C Dam (Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) restated its full support for Treaty 8 First Nations who oppose the Site C dam project in northern British Columbia, as the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 12, 2016312 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Stands with First Nations Youth on World Suicide Prevention Day

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Stands with First Nations Youth on World Suicide Prevention Day September 9, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) – In advance of World Suicide Prevention Day on September 10, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde reaffirmed the AFN’s commitment to advocacy and action to ensure that the root causes of […]

by aanationtalk on September 11, 2016303 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Engages Urban First Nations; Convenes at First in Series of Urban Outreach Forums

Assembly of First Nations Engages Urban First Nations; Convenes at First in Series of Urban Outreach Forums EDMONTON, Sept. 8, 2016 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is holding its first Urban Outreach Forum today in Edmonton, Alberta, which will serve to shed light on the unique challenges and experiences faced by urban First Nations […]

by ahnationtalk on September 8, 2016320 Views

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From Clearing the Plains in Canada to Bulldozing Sacred Sites in North Dakota: Governments and industry collaborate to commit atrocities against our Peoples

From Clearing the Plains in Canada to Bulldozing Sacred Sites in North Dakota: Governments and industry collaborate to commit atrocities against our Peoples Ontario Regional Chief, Isadore Day call on Canada and the US to end “Oil Centrism.” Wednesday, September 7, 2016 (Serpent River First Nation, Robinson Huron Treaty Territory) Over Canada’s Labour Day long […]

by pmnationtalk on September 8, 2016304 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Parliamentary Wrap-Up

Assembly of First Nations Parliamentary Wrap-Up The House of Commons rose for the summer on June 23rd, 2016. This Parliamentary Wrap-Up includes events from April 10th until then. On April 14th, the Indigenous and Northern Affairs Committee (INAN) heard from AFN Ontario Regional Chief, Isadore Day, Nishnabe Aski Nation Grand Chief Alvin Fiddler and Mushkegowuk […]

by ahnationtalk on September 7, 2016319 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Stands with Standing Rock Sioux

Assembly of First Nations Stands with Standing Rock Sioux September 6, 2016. (Ottawa, ON)  – The Assembly of First Nations joins Standing Rock Sioux Reservation and Indigenous citizens from across North America in resisting human rights violations arising from Dakota Access LLC’s construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Regional Chief […]

by aanationtalk on September 6, 2016334 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for Immediate Investments to Secure Safe Water Systems in First Nations Communities

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for Immediate Investments to Secure Safe Water Systems in First Nations Communities August 30, 2016. (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today said that a detailed investigative report by the Globe & Mail outlining the troubling state of fresh water systems in First […]

by ahnationtalk on August 30, 2016343 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Ontario Regional Chief Day Supports Ethical First Nations-Driven Health Research

Assembly of First Nations Ontario Regional Chief Day Supports Ethical First Nations-Driven Health Research August 26, 2016 (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, who oversees the AFN’s national health portfolio, attended the Canadian Institutes for Health Research (CIHR) Governing Council Retreat this week. Chief Day set out First Nations […]

by aanationtalk on August 27, 2016434 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Federal Government’s Commitment to First Nations Welcome, Must Lead to Change

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Federal Government’s Commitment to First Nations Welcome, Must Lead to Change August 23, 2016 (Ottawa, ON): As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau reiterated his commitment to Indigenous peoples yesterday during a post-Cabinet retreat press conference, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde welcomed the assurance and said it […]

by ahnationtalk on August 24, 2016326 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Stands with Ontario Sixties Scoop Survivors

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Stands with Ontario Sixties Scoop Survivors Aug. 23, 2016 After seven years of delays, the long-awaited Ontario Sixties Scoop class action is set to commence today in Toronto. Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde has expressed his solidarity for survivors of the Ontario Sixties Scoop experience, which saw more than […]

by ahnationtalk on August 23, 2016370 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Honours Sayisi Dene as Federal Government Apologizes for Devastating Forced Relocations

Assembly of First Nations Honours Sayisi Dene as Federal Government Apologizes for Devastating Forced Relocations August 16, 2016 (Ottawa, ON) ― Sixty years after a devastating forced relocation by the federal government, the Sayisi Dene in northern Manitoba today received a formal apology and compensation for the incident.  The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) today […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 2016335 Views

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National Chief Bulletin – August 2016 – AFN-INAC Memorandum of Understanding for a Fiscal Relations Working Group

National Chief Bulletin – August 2016 – AFN-INAC Memorandum of Understanding for a Fiscal Relations Working Group Memorandum of Understanding for a Fiscal Relationship Working Group On July 13th, at the Annual General Assembly in Niagara Falls, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Bellegarde and Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) Minister Bennett signed […]

by pmnationtalk on August 16, 2016374 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Condemns Racist Comments in Wake of Fatal Shooting of First Nations Youth in Saskatchewan

August 12, 2016 Assembly of First Nations Condemns Racist Comments in Wake of Fatal Shooting of First Nations Youth in Saskatchewan (Ottawa, ON) ― Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and AFN Saskatchewan Regional Chief Bobby Cameron today expressed serious concerns about statements being made online related to the tragic, fatal shooting […]

by aanationtalk on August 14, 2016398 Views

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