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AFN National Chief builds support for Indigenous Rights in NAFTA

Posted on Oct 16, 2017 in Business, Treaty Rights, News, Politics | 0 comments

OTTAWA, Oct. 16, 2017 /CNW/ – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will speak at the annual...

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National Gathering of Elders had a tremendous response in Edmonton

Posted on Oct 5, 2017 in Health, Treaty Rights, Role Models, Social Issues, Culture, Gatherings, Terry Lusty, Justice, Metis Rights, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, News, Residential Schools, Arts, Culture | 0 comments

By Terry Lusty (ANNews) – The overwhelming number of delegates to the inaugural National Gathering of Elders said it all. Well over...

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Canada is making progress on its strategy for Indigenous languages legislation

Posted on Oct 4, 2017 in Education, Training, Treaty Rights, Culture, John Copley, Metis Rights, News, Politics | 0 comments

By John Copley (ANNews) – Last December Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced that Canada would be co-developing an Indigenous...

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AFN presents an Eagle Staff to Canada in honour of 10th anniversary of UNDRIP

Posted on Sep 13, 2017 in Health, Treaty Rights, Social Issues, Justice, Metis Rights, News | 0 comments

(ANNews) – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde was in New York City on September 13, 2017 to gift a traditional...

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Alberta marks UN Indigenous rights anniversary

Posted on Sep 13, 2017 in Health, Treaty Rights, Land Claims, Social Issues, Justice, Metis Rights, Child Services, News | 0 comments

(September 13, 2017) – Indigenous Relations Minister Richard Feehan issued the following statement celebrating the 10th anniversary...

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Canada announces ten principles guiding its relationship with Indigenous peoples

Posted on Jul 14, 2017 in Business, Health, Treaty Rights, Land Claims, Social Issues, Justice, News, Politics | 0 comments

Coast Salish Territory/Vancouver, BC— Leaders of the First Nations Summit are welcoming today’s announcement outlining Canada’s...

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