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AFN Bulletin – August 5, 2021 – Lac Seul Wins Supreme Court of Canada Appeal, Decision Sets Precedent for Equitable Compensation

AFN Bulletin – August 5, 2021 – Lac Seul Wins Supreme Court of Canada Appeal, Decision Sets Precedent for Equitable Compensation SUMMARY: Lac Seul First Nation has won an appeal to have damages reviewed for historical flooding on its lands and confirming the Crown’s fiduciary duties to Indigenous peoples. The Supreme Court of Canada on […]

by ahnationtalk on August 6, 2021107 Views

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AFN Bulletin – Annual General Assembly and National Chief Election 2021 – July 26, 2021

AFN BULLETIN – Annual General Assembly and National Chief Election 2021 – July 26, 2021 National Chief Election Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Chiefs-in-Assembly from across Canada made history earlier this month electing RoseAnne Archibald as the first ever woman National Chief.  Close to 2000 First Nations leaders, Elders, youth, women and veterans gathered for […]

by ahnationtalk on July 26, 202138 Views

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The Assembly of First Nations Knowledge Keepers Council supports the rights of Mi’kmaq people to assert their Treaty Right to Fish within their Territory

The Assembly of First Nations Knowledge Keepers Council supports the rights of Mi’kmaq people to assert their Treaty Right to Fish within their Territory The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Knowledge Keepers are sending their support to the Mi’kmaq people who are exercising their right to fish and earn a modest living as supported by […]

by ahnationtalk on December 2, 2020123 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on the lobster conflict

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde on the lobster conflict (Ottawa, ON) – “This conflict has been steadily escalating for more than a month. It is time for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, the federal government, and the provincial government to intervene before someone gets badly injured or, possibly, killed.  This has never been a commercial […]

by ahnationtalk on October 15, 2020158 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Newly Elected AFN Regional Chief for Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, Paul Prosper

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Congratulates Newly Elected AFN Regional Chief for Nova Scotia and Newfoundland, Paul Prosper September 4, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulates AFN Regional Chief Paul Prosper who was elected by the First Nation Chiefs in the provinces of Nova Scotia and Newfoundland […]

by ahnationtalk on September 4, 2020211 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde welcomes Canada’s consent to certification of national class action involving First Nations child and family services, and agreement to proceed to mediation

AFN National Chief Bellegarde welcomes Canada’s consent to certification of national class action involving First Nations child and family services, and agreement to proceed to mediation September 3, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) – National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) welcomes Canada’s agreement to the certification of a national class action involving […]

by ahnationtalk on September 3, 2020157 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for an Independent Review of the Police Shooting of Chantel Moore

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Calls for an Independent Review of the Police Shooting of Chantel Moore June 5, 2020 (Ottawa, ON) –National Chief Perry Bellegarde of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) today demanded a full investigation into Thursday’s police-involved shooting of a young First Nations mother in Edmundston, N.B. News reports said Chantel […]

by ahnationtalk on June 5, 2020233 Views

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Canadian Human Rights Tribunal makes additional ruling on compensation for First Nations children

Canadian Human Rights Tribunal makes additional ruling on compensation for First Nations children June 1, 2020 (Ottawa, ON): On May 28, 2020, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal delivered an additional ruling on compensation for First Nations children and their families who were subjected to Canada’s discriminatory policies regarding Jordan’s Principle and First Nations Child and […]

by ahnationtalk on June 1, 2020267 Views

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A message from the Assembly of First Nations Knowledge Keepers

A message from the Assembly of First Nations Knowledge Keepers Mother Earth is speaking to us in ways foretold in our prophecies. Time constantly evolves. These changes bring with it new challenges and unknown threats. There will be a time for renewal, a time we can understand unknown threats such as COVID-19. This new threat […]

by ahnationtalk on April 30, 2020234 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief says Federal Announcement on First Nations Education Funding is an Important Step Towards Investing in First Nations Students and Canada’s Future

Assembly of First Nations National Chief says Federal Announcement on First Nations Education Funding is an Important Step Towards Investing in First Nations Students and Canada’s Future (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde says the Prime Minister’s announcement today on new funds for First Nations post-secondary education is an […]

by ahnationtalk on April 23, 2020199 Views

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