Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is being questioned about his role in cautioning people about the dangers of the Indigenous rights framework. First Nation organizations, including the Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs and the Alberta Assembly of Treaty
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized to First Nations for his government's failure on consultation for the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. Trudeau spoke at the annual Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and stayed to answer unscripted questions afterwards.
Louis Levi Oakes, a 96-year-old Mohawk veteran from Akwesasne, is the last surviving Mohawk code talker. The Mohawk language was one of 33 Indigenous languages used to send encoded messages between Allied forces during the Second World War.
Crown-Indigenous Relations Minister Carolyn Bennett addressed the Assembly of First Nations Special Chiefs Assembly this week.
First Nations leaders, elders, women, youth, and other delegates met December 4-6, 2018, for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Special Chiefs Assembly (SCA).
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) intends to partner with Indigenous Services Canada Minister Jane Philpott and leaders of the Inuit Tapariit Kanatami and Métis Nation to co-develop legislation that will benefit First Nations, Inuit, and Métis children and families.
Assembly of First Nations chiefs attended international meetings on climate change in both 2015 and 2016. Even so, influence on policy regarding the environmental and climate change agenda in Canada has been slow to happen.
After Cree NDP MP Romeo Saganash confronted Prime Minister Justin Trudeau about his plan to consult with First Nations about the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project, he was ordered to apologize for using un-parliamentarian language.
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) will hold its election for national chief in Vancouver on Wednesday, July 25, 2018.
First Nations chiefs have backed a resolution calling on Marion Buller, the chief commissioner of the missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls inquiry, to resign.