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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Welcomes Name Change for June 21: ‘National Indigenous Peoples Day’

June 21, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations Nation Chief Perry Bellegarde supports the new name for June 21 – National Indigenous Peoples Day – as a name consistent with the international recognition of Indigenous peoples and consistent with an AFN resolution (23/2013) calling for the name change. “I believe this small change […]

by pmnationtalk on June 21, 201734 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Commits to Action on an Indigenous Languages Act to Protect and Strengthen First Nations Languages

June 15, 2017 Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Commits to Action on an Indigenous Languages Act to Protect and Strengthen First Nations Languages (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today participated in a joint announcement with the Federal Minister of Canadian Heritage, the Honourable Mélanie Joly, on […]

by pmnationtalk on June 15, 201719 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Stands for Gender Equality and the Elimination of Discrimination Under the Indian Act

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Stands for Gender Equality and the Elimination of Discrimination Under the Indian Act June 14, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde stands for gender equality and is calling for a thorough and effective response to end discrimination under the Indian Act’s treatment of […]

by pmnationtalk on June 14, 201730 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde and Prime Minister Trudeau Sign Agreement to Ensure Progress on First Nations Priorities

June 12, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau committing to regular, ongoing engagement between First Nations and the Government of Canada to ensure progress and momentum on First Nations priorities. “This commitment to meet at least three […]

by pmnationtalk on June 12, 201733 Views

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AFN Bulletin – Significant Amendments to the Indian Act Appear to Be Imminent: Make Your Voices Heard

Significant Amendments to the Indian Act Appear to be Imminent – Make Your Voices Heard June 5, 2017 Beginning the week of June 5th, the House of Commons will be studying and then moving to clause-by-clause consideration of Bill S-3, An Act to amend the Indian Act (elimination of sex-based inequities in registration). This Bill […]

by pmnationtalk on June 6, 201725 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Marks TRC Report Anniversary – Calls for Faster Results

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Marks TRC Report Anniversary – Calls for Faster Results June 2, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – On the second year anniversary of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Calls to Action, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today said the work of reconciliation must accelerate. “The past two years has […]

by pmnationtalk on June 2, 201755 Views

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Assembly of First Nations 38th Annual General Assembly

Assembly of First Nations 38th Annual General Assembly Evraz Place, Regina, Saskatchewan | July 25-27, 2017 The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) 38th Annual General Assembly (AGA) will take place on July 25-27, 2017 in Regina, Saskatchewan.  The AGA will be held at Evraz Place located at 1700 Elphinstone Street, Regina, Saskatchewan. NT5

by pmnationtalk on May 26, 201730 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde says clear communication with family members is essential to the National Inquiry into MMIW

National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Clear Communication with Family Members is Essential in Ensuring the Success of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls May 23, 2017 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde supports the many families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls […]

by pmnationtalk on May 23, 201729 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief on Canada’s Formal Removal of All Objections to UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Assembly of First Nations National Chief on Canada’s Formal Removal of All Objections to UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples April 25, 2017 (New York, NY):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is at the 16th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) in New York, […]

by pmnationtalk on April 25, 201737 Views

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Leaders Agree: Now Is the Time To Honour Indigenous Elders

JOINT PRESS RELEASE Leaders Agree: Now Is the Time To Honour Indigenous Elders Indigenous Groups in Alberta join forces to host historic national First Nations, Metis, Innu & Inuit elders and seniors gathering. For Immediate Release April 12, 1017 Edmonton, AB, Treaty No. 6 Territory: Today, Alberta Indigenous leaders and government partners are coming together […]

by pmnationtalk on April 12, 201749 Views

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