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Assembly of First Nations Supports Universities Canada Indigenous Education Principles Aimed at Closing the Education Gap

Assembly of First Nations Supports Universities Canada Indigenous Education Principles Aimed at Closing the Education Gap June 30, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde commends the leadership of Universities Canada in finding creative and new ideas to ensure that Indigenous students get the same opportunities as other Canadian […]

by aanationtalk on July 2, 2015366 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Marks One Year Anniversary of “Historic” Supreme Court of Canada Tsilhqot’in Decision

June 26, 2015 Assembly of First Nations National Chief Marks One Year Anniversary of “Historic” Supreme Court of Canada Tsilhqot’in Decision (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today commented on the one year anniversary of the Supreme Court of Canada’s landmark decision in William v. Canada, also known as […]

by pmnationtalk on June 26, 2015396 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Welcomes New British Columbia Regional Chief Shane Gottfriedson, Commends Work of Jody Wilson-Raybould

June 25, 2015 Assembly of First Nations Welcomes New British Columbia Regional Chief Shane Gottfriedson, Commends Work of Jody Wilson-Raybould (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulated newly elected British Columbia Regional Chief Shane Gottfriedson who was elected today at the BCAFN 12th Annual General Meeting in Vancouver. “I congratulate […]

by pmnationtalk on June 25, 2015393 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Marks National Aboriginal Day on June 21 as a Time to Commit to Reconciliation

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Marks National Aboriginal Day on June 21 as a Time to Commit to Reconciliation (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today commented on National Aboriginal Day – also known to many First Nations as National Aboriginal Solidarity Day – that will be celebrated on […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2015377 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says RCMP Update on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women an “Urgent Call to Action on a National Crisis”

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says RCMP Update on Missing and Murdered Aboriginal Women an “Urgent Call to Action on a National Crisis” (Ottawa, ON): Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today the over-representation of Indigenous women missing and murdered in Canada demands action. This follows today’s release of the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2015366 Views

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First Nations Still Far from Closing the Gap According to the Aboriginal Economic Progress Report 2015 – National Chief Calls for Immediate Action

First Nations Still Far from Closing the Gap According to the Aboriginal Economic Progress Report 2015 – National Chief Calls for Immediate Action (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde has stated that The Aboriginal Progress Report 2015, a new report by the National Aboriginal Economic Development Board (NAEDB), provides […]

by ahnationtalk on June 19, 2015292 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Welcomes New Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, Commends Work of Stan Beardy

Assembly of First Nations Welcomes New Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, Commends Work of Stan Beardy June 17, 2015 (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulated newly elected Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day who was elected by traditional ceremony today during the All Ontario Chiefs Conference in Anishinaabe territory of […]

by ahnationtalk on June 18, 2015215 Views

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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, 2015424 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, 2015538 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, 2015398 Views

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