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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says UN Human Rights Council Report Shows Need for Action and Partnership to End Discrimination in Canada and Uphold First Nations Rights

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says UN Human Rights Council Report Shows Need for Action and Partnership to End Discrimination in Canada and Uphold First Nations Rights OTTAWA, May 17, 2018 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde’s said the report by the United Nations Human Rights Council’s Working Group on the […]

by ahnationtalk on May 21, 20186 Views

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First Nations Fishing Rights – Fact Sheet

First Nations Fishing Rights – Fact Sheet NATIONAL DAY OF FIRST NATIONS FISHING RIGHTS – MAY 21, 2018 Fishing is part of First Nations culture and identity. It sustains First Nations peoples and economies and is a constitutionally protected inherent and Treaty right. In the spirit of reconciliation and raising awareness of our shared history […]

by ahnationtalk on May 18, 201810 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Supports Indigenous-Led Conservation in Canada, Report by Indigenous Circle of Experts Points the Way Forward

Assembly of First Nations Supports Indigenous-Led Conservation in Canada, Report by Indigenous Circle of Experts Points the Way Forward (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, together with Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek, commend the work of the Indigenous Circle of Experts on the release of their report recommending changes […]

by ahnationtalk on April 9, 201829 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says New Approach for Rights Implementation Essential, First Nations Engagement Crucial

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says New Approach for Rights Implementation Essential, First Nations Engagement Crucial (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today welcomed the announcement by Prime Minister Trudeau of a new approach to rights recognition and implementation to be developed “in full partnership” with First Nations, including new mechanisms […]

by ahnationtalk on February 15, 201870 Views

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AFN Yukon Regional Chief Adamek Stands in Support of Colten Boushie and Family at “Justice for Colten” Gathering in Whitehorse, YK

AFN Yukon Regional Chief Adamek Stands in Support of Colten Boushie and Family at “Justice for Colten” Gathering in Whitehorse, YK WHITEHORSE, Feb. 13, 2018 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Yukon Regional Chief Kluane Adamek stood in support of Colten Boushie and his family in their calls for justice for Colten, and for fundamental reforms to ensure justice and fairness […]

by pmnationtalk on February 14, 201881 Views

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Statement from National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Second Reading of Bill 262, An Act to Harmonize Canada’s laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Statement from National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Second Reading of Bill 262, An Act to Harmonize Canada’s laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples February 8, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde released the following statement following the second reading of Bill 262 – […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 2018101 Views

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Investment in First Nations Policing Welcome Move for First Nation Families and Safety, AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says

January 11, 2018 Investment in First Nations Policing Welcome Move for First Nation Families and Safety, AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says today’s announcement on federal support for the First Nations Policing Program (FNPP) is necessary and critical to ensure safety and security […]

by pmnationtalk on January 11, 2018100 Views

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AFN BULLETIN – Report on the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 2017

AFN BULLETIN – Report on the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly December 2017 Almost 1,500 Chiefs, Elders, youth and other delegates attended the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly (SCA) in Ottawa, Ontario held December 5 – 7. First Nations gathered under the theme “Our Languages, Our Land, our Future” to discuss key priorities and set direction for […]

by pmnationtalk on December 20, 2017116 Views

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! AFN Health Transformation Summit (February 13-14, 2018)

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! AFN Health Transformation Summit (February 13-14, 2018) Greetings, Please be advised that registration is now open for the First Nations Health Transformation Summit – Getting the Relationship Right: Health Governance in the Era of Reconciliation.  The Summit will be taking place on February 13-14, 2018, in Toronto, Ontario.  We do hope that […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 20170 Views

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! AFN Health Transformation Summit (February 13-14, 2018)

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN! AFN Health Transformation Summit (February 13-14, 2018) Greetings, Please be advised that registration is now open for the First Nations Health Transformation Summit – Getting the Relationship Right: Health Governance in the Era of Reconciliation.  The Summit will be taking place on February 13-14, 2018, in Toronto, Ontario.  We do hope that […]

by ahnationtalk on December 18, 201794 Views

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