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Mrs. Universe 2015, Ashley Burnham (Callingbull) is a bright, shining example of the strength, determination and beauty of the First Nations woman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release Mrs. Universe 2015, Ashley Burnham (Callingbull) is a bright, shining example of the strength, determination and beauty of the First Nations woman August 31, 2015, Maskwacis, AB: On August 29th, 2015, Ashley Burnham, nee Callingbull, a young First Nations woman from the Treaty No. 6 Territory in Alberta, made history. […]

by pmnationtalk on August 31, 2015268 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Present Priorities for Federal Election

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Present Priorities for Federal Election NationTalk Live Stream – 1 PM EST – September 2nd, 2015 – www.NationTalk.ca/afn2015 August 31, 2015 (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will present his vision for closing the gap in quality of life between First […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2015299 Views

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Category: EducationText

Attention Day Scholars, Descendants and First Nations

Attention Day Scholars, Descendants and First Nations Please see the link below for information about a class action lawsuit involving the Kamloops and Sechelt Indian Residential Schools and other Indian Residential Schools.  AFN has been asked to share this information as widely as possible as it is of interest and importance to Day Scholars, descendants […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2015240 Views

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Assembly of First Nations and RBC Announce Heroes of Our Time Scholarship Recipients

Assembly of First Nations and RBC Announce Heroes of Our Time Scholarship Recipients August 31, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) August 31, 2015 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and RBC are proud to announce the recipients of the 2015 Heroes of Our Time (HOOT) scholarships. The Heroes of Our Time scholarships acknowledge and celebrate the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2015226 Views

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AFN Bulletin – IRSSA Personal Credits for Education – August 2015

  AFN Bulletin – IRSSA Personal Credits for Education – August 2 The Assembly of First Nations issues regular updates on work underway at the national office. More information can be found at www.afn.ca. Personal Education Credits – Surplus Transfer The application process for the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement (IRSSA) Personal Education Credit is […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2015326 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Federal Election and Voting Information

Assembly of First Nations Federal Election and Voting Information First Nation voters may face significant barriers to voting in the upcoming federal election. New legislation that was passed by the federal government in 2014 (The Fair Elections Act) will make it more difficult for some First Nation citizens to prove their identity when trying to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 2015268 Views

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Category: HealthText

AFN Bulletin – Non-Insured Health Benefits Joint Review

AFN Bulletin – Non-Insured Health Benefits Joint Review AFN-FNIHB Joint Review of NIHB The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and the First Nations and Inuit Health Branch (FNIHB) have undertaken a Joint Review of the Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Program with the following objectives: Enhance client access to benefits; Identify and address gaps in benefits; […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 2015320 Views

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First Nations Forum on Energy: Setting Priorities

Save the Date National Chief Perry Bellegarde announces the: First Nations Forum on Energy: Setting Priorities The First Nations role in Canada’s energy future February 10-11, 2016 Vancouver, BC Fairmont Hotel Vancouver A critical event to help shape a smarter and more responsive economy! Energy options: Renewable and non-renewable Establishing policy clarity on development and […]

by ahnationtalk on August 26, 2015293 Views

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AFN Regional Chief for Alberta Supports Onion Lake Cree Nation in their court actions against the federal government regarding the implementation of the First Nations Financial Transparency Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release AFN Regional Chief for Alberta Supports Onion Lake Cree Nation in their court actions against the federal government regarding the implementation of the First Nations Financial Transparency Act August 18, 2015, Maskwacis, AB: Onion Lake First Nation will be in federal court in Saskatoon, SK on August 19th and 20th, […]

by ahnationtalk on August 18, 2015443 Views

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AFN Regional Chief for Alberta expresses his deepest condolences upon the passing of Chief Rusty Threefingers

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Press Release AFN Regional Chief for Alberta expresses his deepest condolences upon the passing of Chief Rusty Threefingers August 14, 2015, Maskwacis, AB: Craig Makinaw, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Regional Chief for Alberta, and his family would like to express their deepest condolences to the family of Chief Rusty Threefingers […]

by ahnationtalk on August 14, 2015753 Views

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