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Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew

Canada’s Laws Must Respect First Nations Rights: AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Supreme Court of Canada Decision on Mikisew October 19, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Following today’s decision by the Supreme Court of Canada regarding Mikisew Cree First Nation stating that the federal government does not need to consult with First Nations prior to […]

by ahnationtalk on October 19, 201812 Views

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Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras on the Mikisew Cree First Nation V. Canada Supreme Court Decision

STATEMENT FROM REGIONAL CHIEF MARLENE POITRAS ON THE MIKISEW CREE FIRST NATION V. CANADA SUPREME COURT DECISION The Supreme Court of Canada ruled on the application of the Duty to Consult doctrine and if it can be applied to the federal legislation-making process. The case originates from Mikisew Cree First Nation’s challenge of the 2012 […]

by pmnationtalk on October 11, 201814 Views

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Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras Calling for Action and Recognizing the Sisters in Spirit Vigils this October 4th

Statement from Regional Chief Marlene Poitras Calling for Action and Recognizing the Sisters in Spirit Vigils This October 4th October 4, 2018, amiskwaciwâskahikan (Edmonton, AB) “Today, we remember and honour the lives of the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and their families across Turtle Island. We take this day to annually host vigils […]

by pmnationtalk on October 4, 201814 Views

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First Nations-Driven Implementation Essential, Says AFN National Chief on Federal Investment in Early Learning and Child Care

First Nations-Driven Implementation Essential, Says AFN National Chief on Federal Investment in Early Learning and Child Care (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde, together with AFN Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart, support the National Indigenous Early Learning and Child Care Framework as one opportunity for First Nations to develop […]

by ahnationtalk on September 17, 201821 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says First Nations will Drive a Reset of National Dialogue on Rights

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says First Nations will Drive a Reset of National Dialogue on Rights September 13, 2018 (Ottawa, ON):  Following a successful two-day national policy forum, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde stated that AFN will press for a reset of a process launched by the Government […]

by ahnationtalk on September 13, 201824 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Says a National Strategy Developed with First Nations is Essential to Achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals in Canada

Assembly of First Nations Says a National Strategy Developed with First Nations is Essential to Achieve UN Sustainable Development Goals in Canada NEW YORK, July 18, 2018   – On behalf of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), Treaty 6 Grand Chief Wilton Littlechild is participating this week at the High-Level Political Forum on Sustainable Development […]

by pmnationtalk on July 18, 201832 Views

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On Third Anniversary of Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, Assembly of First Nations Urges Governments and All Canadians to Commit to Progress and Results

On Third Anniversary of Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action, Assembly of First Nations Urges Governments and All Canadians to Commit to Progress and Results June 1, 2018  (Ottawa, ON) – In advance of the third anniversary of the release of 94 Calls to Action by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), Assembly of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 201850 Views

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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, 201835 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, 201877 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, 2018125 Views

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