Canada's first non-government funded Native newspaper

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...

Read More

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...

Read More

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)...

Read More

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...

Read More

Road to reconciliation must be journeyed in homes and schools

Posted on Nov 29, 2016 in Role Models, Social Issues, Gatherings, John Copley, Justice, News, Residential Schools, Politics | 0 comments

by John Copley (ANNews) – On Monday, October 24 former Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) Commissioner Dr. Wilton (Willie) J. Littlechild...

Read More

‘I Am Not a Number’ teaches important lessons about Indian Residential Schools

Posted on Nov 29, 2016 in Literature, Residential Schools | 0 comments

(ANNews) – Teaching children about the Indian Residential School era is very difficult but it is vitally important. Indigenous...

Read More
Alberta Native News © 2014