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
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau apologized to First Nations leaders gathered at the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) for his government not doing an acceptable job in consulting on the Trans Mountain pipeline. He stressed the importance of working with First Nations in partnership, and h
Assembly of First Nations Northwest Territories Regional Chief Kluane Adamak and Elders Council member Francois Paulette will accompany Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna to the United Nations Climate Change conference. Indigenous peoples, their righ
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).
Crown-Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett says work on the Recognition and Implementation of Indigenous Rights Framework will continue to move forward. Even though work will not stop, Minister Bennett is willing to listen to First Nations in order to develop a partnership.
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.
Perry Bellegarde, the national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), believes the federal government should move the route of the Trans Mountain pipeline and marine shipping terminal to avoid Indigenous communities that are opposed to the project.