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SAVE THE DATE – AFN’s Jordan’s Principle Summit in Winnipeg on September 12-13, 2018

SAVE THE DATE – AFN’s Jordan’s Principle Summit in Winnipeg on September 12-13, 2018 Greetings, The Assembly of First Nations will be hosting a Jordan’s Principle Summit on September 12-13, 2018 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.  The Jordan’s Principle Summit is an opportunity for First Nations to come together to honour the legacy of Jordan’s Principle, share […]

by pmnationtalk on August 1, 201840 Views

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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, 201864 Views

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AFN Regional Chief Hart Points Way Forward for Health Ministers and First Nations to Work Together to Ensure First Nations Do Not Fall Through Jurisdictional Gaps

AFN Regional Chief Hart Points Way Forward for Health Ministers and First Nations to Work Together to Ensure First Nations Do Not Fall Through Jurisdictional Gaps June 29, 2018 (Winnipeg, MB) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart participated in the meeting today of National Indigenous Organizations (NIOs) and Federal/Provincial/Territorial Ministers […]

by ahnationtalk on June 29, 2018111 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 […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2018163 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Wants Governments to Work with First Nations in Manitoba to Ensure Safety During the Wildfire Emergency

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Wants Governments to Work with First Nations in Manitoba to Ensure Safety During the Wildfire Emergency (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today that all governments and emergency service providers must work with First Nations leadership in Manitoba to ensure the safety and […]

by ahnationtalk on May 24, 2018180 Views

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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, 2018186 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, 2018193 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart Congratulates Treaty 1 First Nations for Agreement in Principle on Former Kapyong Barracks

Assembly of First Nations Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart Congratulates Treaty 1 First Nations for Agreement in Principle on Former Kapyong Barracks April 13, 2018 (Winnipeg, MB) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Regional Chief Kevin Hart attended the April 10 announcement of the Agreement in Principle between Treaty 1 First Nations and the […]

by ahnationtalk on April 13, 2018285 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, 2018403 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, 2018402 Views

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