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Reminder: AFN Homelessness Engagement Sessions

Reminder: AFN Homelessness Engagement Sessions Greetings, As mentioned in previous communications, The Assembly of First Nations, in partnership with Archipel Research and Consulting Inc., is hosting online engagement sessions to discuss homelessness and houselessness in First Nations communities. Please register to have your voice heard. Upcoming sessions include: Yukon: March 8, 2022 from 1:00 – […]

by ahnationtalk on March 7, 202235 Views

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Canadian Bishops, Assembly of First Nations, Métis National Council, and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Provide an Update on Delegation to Rome

Canadian Bishops, Assembly of First Nations, Métis National Council, and Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Provide an Update on Delegation to Rome December 7, 2021 – After careful assessment of the uncertainty and potential health risks surrounding international travel amid the recent spread of the Omicron variant, the Canadian Bishops, Assembly of First Nations, Métis National Council, […]

by ahnationtalk on December 8, 202186 Views

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AFN Bulletin – August 5, 2021 – Lac Seul Wins Supreme Court of Canada Appeal, Decision Sets Precedent for Equitable Compensation

AFN Bulletin – August 5, 2021 – Lac Seul Wins Supreme Court of Canada Appeal, Decision Sets Precedent for Equitable Compensation SUMMARY: Lac Seul First Nation has won an appeal to have damages reviewed for historical flooding on its lands and confirming the Crown’s fiduciary duties to Indigenous peoples. The Supreme Court of Canada on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2021190 Views

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AFN Bulletin – Annual General Assembly and National Chief Election 2021 – July 26, 2021

AFN BULLETIN – Annual General Assembly and National Chief Election 2021 – July 26, 2021 National Chief Election Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Chiefs-in-Assembly from across Canada made history earlier this month electing RoseAnne Archibald as the first ever woman National Chief.  Close to 2000 First Nations leaders, Elders, youth, women and veterans gathered for […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 2021111 Views

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AFN: The Legacy of Residential Schools And Alberta’s New School Curriculum

AFN: The Legacy of Residential Schools And Alberta’s New School Curriculum EDMONTON, June 24, 2021—Nearly half of Albertans admit that they know very little about Canada’s residential school system in the face of growing criticism about the ‘whitewashing of history’ within the province’s newly proposed school curriculum, according to a recently-released national poll conducted by […]

by ahnationtalk on June 25, 2021140 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde welcomes Canada’s consent to certification of national class action involving First Nations child and family services, and agreement to proceed to mediation

AFN National Chief Bellegarde welcomes Canada’s consent to certification of national class action involving First Nations child and family services, and agreement to proceed to mediation September 3, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) welcomes Canada’s agreement to the certification of a national class action involving […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2020277 Views

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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, 2020351 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, 2020346 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, 2020236 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, 2020247 Views

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