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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, 20184 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 […]

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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, 201828 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, 201851 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Opening Address to the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly on Federal Legislation

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Opening Address to the AFN Special Chiefs Assembly on Federal Legislation May 1, 2018 Tawaw kahkiyaw, okimâwak, nâpewak, iskwewak, kêhtêak, oskâyak. Okimaw piyisiw awasis nitisihkason. Miyo kisikaw anoch. Chief Whiteduck, thank you for welcoming us to the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin peoples. To the Elders, Bear Babin and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 3, 201836 Views

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Media Advisory – First Nations Leaders and Delegates Gather for AFN Special Chiefs Assembly on Federal Legislation, May 1 & 2 in Gatineau, Quebec

Media Advisory – First Nations Leaders and Delegates Gather for AFN Special Chiefs Assembly on Federal Legislation, May 1 & 2 in Gatineau, Quebec OTTAWA, April 27, 2018  – Hundreds of First Nations leaders, Elders, women, youth and other delegates are set to gather May 1 & 2, 2018 for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) […]

by ahnationtalk on April 27, 201843 Views

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Media Advisory – Educators from Across Canada to Gather for National First Nations Directors of Education Forum: AFN National Chief to Provide Opening Remarks

Media Advisory – Educators from Across Canada to Gather for National First Nations Directors of Education Forum: AFN National Chief to Provide Opening Remarks February 20, 2018 MEDIA ADVISORY (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will make opening remarks at the start of a two-day national forum on First Nations […]

by pmnationtalk on February 20, 201878 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, 2018111 Views

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Statement from National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Second Reading of Bill 262, An Act to Harmonize Canada’s laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples

Statement from National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Second Reading of Bill 262, An Act to Harmonize Canada’s laws with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples February 8, 2018 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde released the following statement following the second reading of Bill 262 – […]

by pmnationtalk on February 8, 201878 Views

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First Nations Leaders Join National Chief Bellegarde in Montreal to Support Indigenous Peoples Chapter in NAFTA Negotiations

First Nations Leaders Join National Chief Bellegarde in Montreal to Support Indigenous Peoples Chapter in NAFTA Negotiations (Montreal, QC) – As the latest round of North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) talks begin in Montreal, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and a delegation of First Nations leaders, including members of the […]

by ahnationtalk on January 23, 201893 Views

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