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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Marks 7th Anniversary of Apology for Residential Schools and Prime Minister’s Meeting with Pope Francis

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Marks 7th Anniversary of Apology for Residential Schools and Prime Minister’s Meeting with Pope Francis June 11, 2015 (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today marked the seventh anniversary of the Prime Minister’s Statement of Apology to Former Students of Indian Residential Schools on […]

by ahnationtalk on June 11, 2015415 Views

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Federal government should follow lead of Truth and Reconciliation Commission in recognizing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as framework for reconciliation

Federal government should follow lead of Truth and Reconciliation Commission in recognizing the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as framework for reconciliation June 9, 2015 Indigenous peoples’ organizations and human rights groups are calling on federal, provincial, and territorial governments to follow the lead of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission in calling […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 2015490 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Welcomes Federal Court Ruling to Proceed with Day Scholars Class Action

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Welcomes Federal Court Ruling to Proceed with Day Scholars Class Action (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today congratulated the leadership of Chief Shane Gottfriedson of Tk’emlups te Secwepemc, Chief Calvin Craigan of Shishalh Nation and all former day school students on the Federal […]

by pmnationtalk on June 4, 2015389 Views

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Response of Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde to the Findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission

      Response of Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde to the Findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission June 2, 2015 Ottawa, ON Motivated by courage, the survivors of the Indian Residential Schools sought justice and recognition from Canada through court cases that set us on a course toward truth and […]

by aanationtalk on June 2, 2015238 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for Commitment from Federal Government to Act on Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action

June 2, 2015 Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for Commitment from Federal Government to Act on Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded to the release of the findings of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) today, stating that […]

by ahnationtalk on June 2, 2015253 Views

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Statement by AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Comments by Supreme Court Chief Justice that Canada Attempted to Commit “cultural genocide” Against Aboriginal Peoples

Statement by AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on Comments by Supreme Court Chief Justice that Canada Attempted to Commit ” cultural genocide” Against Aboriginal Peoples May 29, 2015 AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde made the following statement today regarding comments by Supreme Court of Canada Chief Justice Beverley McLachlin that Canada attempted to commit “cultural […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2015212 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Host Press Conference on Reconciliation as the Way Forward

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Host Press Conference on Reconciliation as the Way Forward May 27, 2015 (Ottawa, ON):  During the closing events of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) in Ottawa next week, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will share his vision of reconciliation at a […]

by ahnationtalk on May 27, 2015320 Views

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Parliamentary Wrap-Up For The Week of May 11 – May 15, 2015

PARLIAMENTARY WRAP-UP FOR THE WEEK OF MAY 11 – 15, 2015 Updates on Key Legislation pertaining to First Nations Please note: LEGISinfo, a website maintained by the Library of Parliament, provides comprehensive information on all legislation: http://www.parl.gc.ca/LegisInfo/Home.aspx?Language=E&Mode=1&ParliamentSession=41-2 Bill C-32: Canadian Victims Bill of Rights Act Passed 3rd reading in the Senate on April 22, 2015, […]

by ahnationtalk on May 20, 2015488 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief to Participate at International Cooperation Days 2015 Conference “Universal Goals, Canadian Challenges”: Will Speak at Closing Plenary “Leaving No One Behind: Indigenous Perspectives”

May 13, 2015 Assembly of First Nations National Chief to Participate at International Cooperation Days 2015 Conference “Universal Goals, Canadian Challenges”: Will Speak at Closing Plenary “Leaving No One Behind: Indigenous Perspectives on the Sustainable Development Goals” MEDIA ADVISORY (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will be at the […]

by aanationtalk on May 14, 2015461 Views

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Canada 2020 Key Note Address – First Nations, Fiscal Equity & Resource Sovereignties: The Path to Closing the Development Gap

Canada 2020 Key Note Address – First Nations, Fiscal Equity & Resource Sovereignties: The Path to Closing the Development Gap National Chief Perry Bellegarde Assembly of First Nations Canada 2020 Key Note Address  April 29, 2015 Chateau Laurier, Drawing Room Ottawa, Ontario CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY We are a couple of years away from Canada’s 150th […]

by ahnationtalk on May 8, 2015280 Views

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