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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for an Independent Review of the Police Shooting of Chantel Moore

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for an Independent Review of the Police Shooting of Chantel Moore June 5, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) –National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) today demanded a full investigation into Thursday’s police-involved shooting of a young First Nations mother in Edmundston, N.B. News reports said Chantel […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 202060 Views

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Canadian Human Rights Tribunal makes additional ruling on compensation for First Nations children

Canadian Human Rights Tribunal makes additional ruling on compensation for First Nations children June 1, 2020 (Ottawa, ON): On May 28, 2020, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal delivered an additional ruling on compensation for First Nations children and their families who were subjected to Canada’s discriminatory policies regarding Jordan’s Principle and First Nations Child and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 202067 Views

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A message from the Assembly of First Nations Knowledge Keepers

A message from the Assembly of First Nations Knowledge Keepers Mother Earth is speaking to us in ways foretold in our prophecies. Time constantly evolves. These changes bring with it new challenges and unknown threats. There will be a time for renewal, a time we can understand unknown threats such as COVID-19. This new threat […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 202037 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief says Federal Announcement on First Nations Education Funding is an Important Step Towards Investing in First Nations Students and Canada’s Future

Assembly of First Nations National Chief says Federal Announcement on First Nations Education Funding is an Important Step Towards Investing in First Nations Students and Canada’s Future (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Prime Minister’s announcement today on new funds for First Nations post-secondary education is an […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 202034 Views

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AFN’s National Climate Gathering a Successful Dialogue with First Nations Leadership, Elders and Youth Aimed at Taking Action on the Climate Crisis

AFN’s National Climate Gathering a Successful Dialogue with First Nations Leadership, Elders and Youth Aimed at Taking Action on the Climate Crisis WHITEHORSE, YT, March 4, 2020 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) hosted a successful National Climate Gathering in Whitehorse, YT, that brought together over 380 First Nations leaders, Elders, women and youth […]

by pmnationtalk on March 5, 202077 Views

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Media Advisory – AFN Holds Climate Gathering in Whitehorse, YT from March 3-4

Media Advisory – AFN Holds Climate Gathering in Whitehorse, YT from March 3-4 OTTAWA, March 2, 2020  – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is hosting a National Climate Gathering on March 3-4, 2020, at the Coast High Country Inn, in Whitehorse, Yukon. The Gathering will bring together First Nations experts, leadership, youth, women, knowledge […]

by ahnationtalk on March 2, 202073 Views

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Canada Must Ensure First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in Trans Mountain Expansion Project

Canada Must Ensure First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction Are Respected in Trans Mountain Expansion Project February 4, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – Following the Federal Court of Appeal’s decision today on the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the federal government must ensure that First Nations’ […]

by ahnationtalk on February 4, 202081 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Offers Condolences on the Passing of Elder Pearl Keenan

Assembly of First Nations Offers Condolences on the Passing of Elder Pearl Keenan OTTAWA, Jan. 31, 2020 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and AFN Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek offer their condolences on behalf of the AFN to the family and friends of Pearl Keenan, a highly respected Teslin Tlingit […]

by ahnationtalk on January 31, 202063 Views

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Registration now Open for the Assembly of First Nations National Climate Gathering in Whitehorse, Yukon on March 3-4, 2020

Registration now Open for the Assembly of First Nations National Climate Gathering in Whitehorse, Yukon on March 3-4, 2020 Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is hosting the National Climate Gathering on March 3-4, 2020, at the Coast High Country Inn in Whitehorse, Yukon.  The Gathering will bring together First Nations experts, leadership, youth, […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 202098 Views

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Statement by Dené National Chief Norman Yakeleya on the opening of the Indian Day School claims process for former students

Statement by Dené National Chief Norman Yakeleya on the opening of the Indian Day School claims process for former students FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [Yellowknife, Northwest Territories – January 13, 2019] – The Dené Nation is pleased to announce that the Federal Indian Day Schools Class Action is now moving to implementation. Starting today January 13th, […]

by pmnationtalk on January 17, 202080 Views

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