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The Honourable Carolyn Bennett, Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada

NationTalk Scene @ the recent AFN Special Chiefs Assembly in Ottawa presents The Honourable Carolyn Bennett who discusses Canada’s new vision, new relationship of recognition of rights, respect, cooperation and partnership for all Indigenous peoples across Canada.

by pmnationtalk on December 13, 2017548 Views

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Category: LandsText

Site C Dam Decision “Disappointing and Completely Contrary to Reconciliation” says AFN National Chief Bellegarde

Site C Dam Decision “Disappointing and Completely Contrary to Reconciliation” says AFN National Chief Bellegarde (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today’s decision by B.C. Premier John Horgan to move forward with the Site C dam project is a major setback to reconciliation. First Nations will continue to […]

by ahnationtalk on December 12, 2017608 Views

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NATIONAL CHIEF BULLETIN – AFN-Canada Memorandum of Understanding Meeting on Joint Priorities and UN Declaration Update

NATIONAL CHIEF BULLETIN – AFN-Canada Memorandum of Understanding Meeting on Joint Priorities and UN Declaration Update On November 20th, a delegation that included members of the AFN Executive, First Nations Chiefs, regional leadership, Elders and myself met with federal cabinet ministers to discuss joint priorities. This meeting occurred under the AFN-Canada MOU on Joint Priorities, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 11, 2017604 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Lends Support to CONAIE and FDA Efforts to Hold Chevron Accountable for Environmental Damage in Ecuador

Assembly of First Nations Lends Support to CONAIE and FDA Efforts to Hold Chevron Accountable for Environmental Damage in Ecuador December 6, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – In a setback to Chevron Corporation’s campaign to evade a $9.5 billion liability owed to rainforest communities, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and Ecuador signed a protocol today […]

by ahnationtalk on December 7, 2017639 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Reinforces Support for First Nations Policing as an Essential Service

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Reinforces Support for First Nations Policing as an Essential Service OTTAWA, Dec. 6, 2017 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today called on the federal government to act now to recognize First Nations police services as an essential service and to provide the […]

by ahnationtalk on December 6, 2017531 Views

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NationTalk Scene @ AFN Special Chief’s Assembly, National Chief Perry Bellegrade

Opening Remarks from National Chief Perry Bellegrade at the 2017 Special Chiefs Assembly where he discusses new opportunities that will grow strong sustainable communities by strengthening services for all First Nations across Canada. Please visit www.afn.ca

by pmnationtalk on December 6, 2017577 Views

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Supreme Court Decision on Peel Watershed a Landmark Decision for First Nations Rights in Their Traditional Territories, says AFN National Chief Bellegarde

Supreme Court Decision on Peel Watershed a Landmark Decision for First Nations Rights in Their Traditional Territories, says AFN National Chief Bellegarde December 3, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde welcomed the decision by the Supreme Court of Canada guaranteeing protection for the Peel Watershed in the Yukon. […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 2017498 Views

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Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations to Convene Special Chiefs Assembly – December 5-7 in Ottawa, ON – “Our Languages, Our Land, Our Future”

Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations to Convene Special Chiefs Assembly – December 5-7 in Ottawa, ON – “Our Languages, Our Land, Our Future” OTTAWA, Dec. 4, 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) […]

by ahnationtalk on December 4, 2017308 Views

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Time to Break the Stigma, End Discrimination that Plagues HIV/AIDS: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde

December 1, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde encourages everyone on World AIDS Day to break the cycle of stigma and discrimination and work towards providing a safe, supportive, and healthy environment for our people living with HIV/AIDS. “World Aids Day kicks off Aboriginal AIDS Awareness Week, a […]

by pmnationtalk on December 1, 2017537 Views

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AFN Bulletin – November 2017

November 29, 2017 Update on First Nations Education The Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly (SCA) is taking place December 5-7 in Ottawa, Ontario. The SCA will feature discussion and dialogue around a number of issues, including First Nations education and our long-standing goal of First Nations control of First Nations education. Our work […]

by pmnationtalk on November 30, 2017289 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says We Can Act Now on Safety for Indigenous Women on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says We Can Act Now on Safety for Indigenous Women on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women November 25, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) –Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde marked the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, observed every year on […]

by ahnationtalk on November 27, 2017506 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates New Brunswick/Prince Edward Island Regional Chief Roger Augustine on Re-election

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates New Brunswick/Prince Edward Island Regional Chief Roger Augustine on Re-election November 23, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today congratulated New Brunswick/Prince Edward Island Regional Chief Roger Augustine on his re-election by Chiefs in his region and acknowledged the work of Stewart […]

by pmnationtalk on November 23, 2017648 Views

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Critical Federal Programs Failing First Nations Citizens: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Auditor General’s Fall 2017 Report

Critical Federal Programs Failing First Nations Citizens: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Auditor General’s Fall 2017 Report November 22, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Auditor General of Canada’s fall 2017 report released yesterday shows that programs and services that are essential for the wellbeing […]

by pmnationtalk on November 22, 2017474 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes the Government’s Support for Bill C-262 to Implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes the Government’s Support for Bill C-262 to Implement the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples OTTAWA, Nov. 21, 2017 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today said the Liberal government’s support of An Act to ensure that the laws of Canada are in […]

by ahnationtalk on November 21, 2017513 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Joins First Nations Veterans to Mark Remembrance Day at National Ceremony in Ottawa on November 11

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Joins First Nations Veterans to Mark Remembrance Day at National Ceremony in Ottawa on November 11 November 10, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – On Remembrance Day, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will be joined by First Nations veterans for ceremonies in Ottawa to honour all, who have […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 2017492 Views

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Save the Date – First Nations Health Transformation Summit on February 13-14, 2018

Save the Date – First Nations Health Transformation Summit on February 13-14, 2018 Greetings, Please be advised that the Assembly of First Nations is hosting the First Nations Health Transformation Summit – “Getting the Relationship Right: Health Governance in the Era of Reconciliation” on February 13-14, 2018, in Toronto, Ontario. We do hope that you […]

by ahnationtalk on November 10, 2017613 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on the Proposed Amendment to Bill S-3

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on the Proposed Amendment to Bill S-3 (Ottawa, ON) – “This move to eliminate one form of discrimination within the Indian Act is a positive step for First Nations women and girls and for all First Nations families. It is an essential step for a government that pledges both […]

by ahnationtalk on November 8, 2017528 Views

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AFN Bulletin – AFN to Initiate Working Group on Impacts of Proposed Cannabis legalization

AFN Bulletin – AFN to Initiate Working Group on Impacts of Proposed Cannabis legalization October, 2017 In July 2018, two bills dealing with the legalization of Cannabis (Acts C-45 & C-46) will become Canadian law, significantly changing the social and economic environment within the country. A report tabled in November 2016 described Canada’s priorities on […]

by ahnationtalk on November 7, 2017345 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde says First Nations Must be Fully Involved in the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde says First Nations Must be Fully Involved in the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment November 3, 2017 (Vancouver, BC) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, along with a delegation including Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart and Grand Chief Edward John of […]

by pmnationtalk on November 6, 2017325 Views

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Update – National Day of Action on First Nations Child Welfare – A Message to the Government of Canada: Comply with CHRT Ruling, Support First Nations Children Now

Update – National Day of Action on First Nations Child Welfare – A Message to the Government of Canada: Comply with CHRT Ruling, Support First Nations Children Now OTTAWA, Nov. 2, 2017  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde addressed supporters gathered today on Parliament Hill for the National Day of Action on […]

by pmnationtalk on November 3, 2017210 Views

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National Day of Action on First Nations Child Welfare A Message to the Government of Canada: Comply with CHRT Ruling, Support First Nations Children Now

National Day of Action on First Nations Child Welfare A Message to the Government of Canada: Comply with CHRT Ruling, Support First Nations Children Now November 2, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde addressed supporters gathered today on Parliament Hill for the National Day of Action on First […]

by pmnationtalk on November 2, 2017295 Views

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Media Advisory – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Hold News Conference Following National Day of Action on First Nations Child Welfare

Media Advisory – AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Hold News Conference Following National Day of Action on First Nations Child Welfare OTTAWA, Nov. 1, 2017  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will hold a news conference to discuss the National Day of Action on First Nations Child Welfare. The National Day […]

by pmnationtalk on November 1, 2017486 Views

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First Nations Forum to Address Housing & Infrastructure Crisis

First Nations Forum to Address Housing & Infrastructure Crisis October 31, 2017 (Montreal, QC) – Experts in housing and infrastructure will gather in Montreal, QC today through Wednesday to collaborate on First Nations-led solutions to the housing and infrastructure crisis facing many First Nations. The Forum provides an opportunity for First Nations leaders and experts […]

by pmnationtalk on October 31, 2017282 Views

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Media advisory – Assembly of First Nations 2017 National Housing & Infrastructure Forum ‘Moving Towards First Nations Care and Control of Housing and Infrastructure’

Media advisory – Assembly of First Nations 2017 National Housing & Infrastructure Forum ‘Moving Towards First Nations Care and Control of Housing and Infrastructure’ MONTREAL, Oct. 27, 2017 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) will convene a national Housing and Infrastructure Forum to be held October 30 – November 1 in Montreal, Quebec. The […]

by pmnationtalk on October 27, 2017244 Views

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2016 Census Demonstrates Urgency of First Nations Priorities, says AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde

2016 Census Demonstrates Urgency of First Nations Priorities, says AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde OTTAWA, Oct. 25, 2017  – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s release of census information by Statistics Canada demonstrates the urgent need to invest in a young and rapidly growing First Nations population, which increased by […]

by pmnationtalk on October 25, 2017609 Views

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Request For Proposla (RFP) Chief Electoral Officer for Election of National Chief – July 2018

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER FOR ELECTION OF NATIONAL CHIEF – JULY 2018 October 20, 2017 The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is the national representative organization of First Nations people in Canada. The AFN represents and advocates First Nations interests for more than 600 First Nations from across the country. The AFN […]

by pmnationtalk on October 23, 2017357 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Offers Condolences on the Passing of Yukon Regional Chief Mike Smith

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Offers Condolences on the Passing of Yukon Regional Chief Mike Smith October 19, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today offered his condolences to the family, community and Yukon First Nations on the passing of AFN Yukon Regional Chief Mike […]

by pmnationtalk on October 20, 2017484 Views

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Provisional Agenda now available – AFN National Housing and Infrastructure Forum & Tradeshow October 30 – November 1, 2017

Provisional Agenda now available – AFN National Housing and Infrastructure Forum & Tradeshow October 30 – November 1, 2017 Greetings, Please be advised that the provisional agenda is now available for the Assembly of First Nations National Housing and Infrastructure Forum and Tradeshow:  Moving Towards First Nations Care and Control of Housing & Infrastructure will […]

by pmnationtalk on October 19, 2017552 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Honours Memory of Gord Downie – Wicapi Omani, “Walks Among the Stars”, Offers Condolences to Family

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Honours Memory of Gord Downie – Wicapi Omani, “Walks Among the Stars”, Offers Condolences to Family October 18, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde today honoured the memory of Gord Downie as an artist and advocate who made a great personal effort to advance […]

by pmnationtalk on October 18, 2017512 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Meeting with National Congress of American Indians to Build Support for Indigenous Rights in NAFTA

October 16, 2017 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Meeting with National Congress of American Indians to Build Support for Indigenous Rights in NAFTA (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will speak at the annual convention of the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI) on Tuesday, October 17 to build […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 2017535 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Newly Elected AFN British Columbia Regional Chief Terry Teegee

October 13, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today congratulated the new AFN British Columbia Regional Chief Terry Teegee who was elected yesterday at the AFN B.C. 14th Annual General Meeting in Vancouver. “I want to congratulate AFN B.C. Regional Chief Terry Teegee – Maxweeum Tsimghee – on […]

by pmnationtalk on October 16, 2017477 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says The Sixties Scoop Survivors Deserve Justice, Healing and Compensation

October 6, 2017 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says The Sixties Scoop Survivors Deserve Justice, Healing and Compensation Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says Canada’s agreement in principle announced today to compensate survivors of the Sixties Scoop is a step forward towards healing and reconciliation; however, it can never undo the loss […]

by pmnationtalk on October 10, 2017546 Views

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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, 2017510 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, 2017641 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, 2017285 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, 2017579 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, 2017640 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, 2017515 Views

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Category: BusinessAudio

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, 2017960 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, 2017508 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, 2017359 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, 2017525 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, 2017523 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, 2017425 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, 2017502 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, 2017554 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, 2017648 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, 2017588 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, 2017784 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, 20172736 Views

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