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United Nations Human Rights Committee calls for national action on murders and disappearances of Aboriginal women and girls

(Ottawa, July 23, 2015) In its Concluding Observations issued today, the United Nations Human Rights Committee called on Canada to take immediate, co ordinated action on murders and disappearances of Aboriginal women and girls. The Human Rights Committee calls on Canada to conduct a national public inquiry, as recommended by the United Nations Committee on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 24, 2015534 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says UN Human Rights Committee Report More Evidence on Need to Close the Gap Between First Nations and Canada, Way Forward is Action on First Nations Rights

  July 23, 2015 Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says UN Human Rights Committee Report More Evidence on Need to Close the Gap Between First Nations and Canada, Way Forward is Action on First Nations Rights (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde stated that today’s five year review […]

by ahnationtalk on July 23, 2015698 Views

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BAPE Decision: Quebec Must Close the Door on Uranium

WENDAKE, QC, July 21, 2015 – The Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) welcomes the recommendations of the Bureau d’audiences publiques sur l’environnement (BAPE) concerning the uranium sector in Quebec, which in reality, only support our position.  In its report of inquiry and public hearings on the stakes of the uranium sector, released publicly on July […]

by mmnationtalk on July 21, 2015592 Views

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New Mohawk Council Takes Oath Of Office

July 15, 2015 AKWESASNE MOHAWK TERRITORY – The thirteen chiefs who will serve the Akwesasne community for the next three years as the 2015-2018 Mohawk Council were officially sworn into office on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 during a ceremony held at the Ahkwesahsne Mohawk School on Kawehno:ke (Cornwall Island). Following the MCA’s General Election on […]

by ahnationtalk on July 16, 2015626 Views

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The AFNQL Demands that Premier Couillard Personally Take Responsibility for Relations with First Nations

WENDAKE, QC, July 15, 2015 – “The territory of Quebec has never been ceded by the First Nations who hold Title and Aboriginal and Treaty Rights. The government of the province of Quebec must respect these rights. It has the constitutional, political, legal and moral obligation to do so. The present attitude of contempt sustained by the […]

by mmnationtalk on July 16, 2015459 Views

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The 2015 Council of the Federation a qualified Success

July 16, 2016 – Ottawa, ON – Congress of Aboriginal Peoples (CAP) National Chief Betty Ann Lavallée says her meeting yesterday with the Council of the Federation was a qualified success. Speaking from Goose Bay, Labrador at the conclusion of meetings between National Aboriginal Organization leaders and Premiers from across Canada, the National Chief highlighted […]

by ecnationtalk on July 16, 2015573 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Urges Premiers for Action in Partnership, Presses Federal Government to Come to the Table

  July 15, 2015 Assembly of First Nations National Chief Urges Premiers for Action in Partnership, Presses Federal Government to Come to the Table (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde met today with premiers in Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Labrador and delivered the message that all governments – including the […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2015595 Views

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AFN Submission to Canada’s Premiers July 2015 – Closing the Gap

AFN Submission to Canada’s Premiers July 2015 – Closing the Gap Closing the Gap: Seeking Reconciliation, Advancing First Nations Well Being and Human Rights The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) welcomes the opportunity to meet with Premiers of the Provinces and Territories at your annual meeting. This is the 13th time we have met in […]

by ahnationtalk on July 15, 2015645 Views

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First Nations Mobilizing to Drive Reconciliation and “Close the Gap” as Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly Closes in Montreal

  First Nations Mobilizing to Drive Reconciliation and “Close the Gap” as Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly Closes in Montreal MONTRÉAL, July 9, 2015  – First Nation leaders, youth and Elders from across Canada concluded the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) 36th Annual General Assembly in Montreal today with a renewed commitment to […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 2015580 Views

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Featured Video of the Day: Closing the Gap: Advancing First Nations Well-Being & Human Rights

Credits: Assembly of First Nations Published on Jul 7, 2015 Tawaw kahkiyaw, okimâwak, nâpewak, iskwewak, kêhtêak, oskâyak. Okimaw piyisiw awasis nitisihkason. Miyo kisikaw anoch. It is now 6 months into my term as National Chief and the first time we are gathering since that election. I want to thank all of you once again for […]

by ahnationtalk on July 9, 2015724 Views

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