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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, 202065 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, 202064 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, 202038 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, 202042 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, 202093 Views

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An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children, youth and Families

An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children, youth and Families NOVEMBER 8, 2019 New federal child welfare legislation, An Act Respecting First Nations, Inuit and Metis children youth and families, is coming into force on January 1, 2020. This legislation will bring significant positive changes to First Nations Child and Family Services, while […]

by ahnationtalk on January 8, 2020108 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Addresses United Nations General Assembly Urging Action on Indigenous Languages and Support for an International Decade on Indigenous Languages

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Addresses United Nations General Assembly Urging Action on Indigenous Languages and Support for an International Decade on Indigenous Languages December 17, 2019 (New York City, New York): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde addressed the full United Nations (UN) General Assembly today and spoke forcefully about the need […]

by ahnationtalk on December 17, 2019119 Views

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Assembly of First Nations in Court to Challenge Government’s Attempt to Overturn Human Rights Tribunal Ruling on Compensation for First Nations Children and Families

Assembly of First Nations in Court to Challenge Government’s Attempt to Overturn Human Rights Tribunal Ruling on Compensation for First Nations Children and Families (Ottawa, ON): The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is in federal court on Monday, November 25 to oppose the federal government’s Judicial Review of the recent Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) […]

by ahnationtalk on November 25, 2019105 Views

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Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations 3rd Annual National Water Symposium and Tradeshow November 20-22, 2019

Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations 3rd Annual National Water Symposium and Tradeshow November 20-22, 2019 TORONTO, Nov. 19, 2019 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is hosting its 3rd Annual National Water Symposium and Tradeshow from November 20-22, 2019, at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto, ON. The theme this year is […]

by ahnationtalk on November 19, 2019332 Views

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Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations

Decade-long, mega-study finds barriers to access to healthy traditional foods are eroding food security for First Nations OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2019  – Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the University of Ottawa, and Université de Montréal released the draft results of the First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Study (FNFNES). The FNFNES presents, for […]

by ahnationtalk on November 6, 2019119 Views

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