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AFN Chief responds to Senator Beyak’s remarks on Indian Residential Schools

Posted on Mar 9, 2017 in Justice, News, Residential Schools, Politics | 0 comments

(March 9, 2017) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today in response to...

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Treaty Six Grand Chief responds to Ontario Sixties Scoop Ruling

Posted on Feb 24, 2017 in Treaty Rights, Justice, News, Residential Schools, Politics | 0 comments

(February 2017) – “The court makes it clear that the mandate of successive Canadian governments was to suppress and assimilate...

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Join Cindy Blackstock and Alanis Obomsawin at the Edmonton premiere of their landmark film

Posted on Jan 31, 2017 in Education, Training, Health, Justice, Film, News, Residential Schools, Politics, Arts, Culture | 0 comments

(Edmonton) – The rights of First Nations children take centre stage in the landmark documentary, “We Can’t Make the Same Mistake...

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Roberta Jamieson discusses human rights violations in Canada – past and present

Posted on Dec 22, 2016 in Treaty Rights, Role Models, Social Issues, John Copley, Justice, News, Residential Schools | 0 comments

by John Copley (ANNews) – In the fall of 1998 the University of Alberta introduced its first Visiting Lectureship in Human Rights...

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AFN pushes to advance TRC Calls to Action and advance reconciliation

Posted on Dec 16, 2016 in Treaty Rights, Social Issues, Justice, News, Residential Schools | 0 comments

(December 15, 2016) – On December 15, 2016 – the anniversary of the final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC)...

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AFN honours Gord Downie and pays tribute to Reconciliation Legacy

Posted on Dec 6, 2016 in Role Models, Social Issues, Music, Literature, Gatherings, Justice, News, Residential Schools | 0 comments

GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 6, 2016 /CNW/ – The Assembly of First Nations today honoured Canadian artist and musician Gord Downie for his...

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