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NWAC to lead 2019 Ottawa Women’s March with Assembly of Seven Generations

Ottawa, ON – On Saturday January 19, 2019, the Native Women’s Association of Canada (NWAC) will gather on unceded Algonquin… Read more »


Commissioner’s Arts Award Open for Nominations

Nunavut Commissioner Nellie Kusugak is seeking nominations for the Nunavut Commissioner’s Arts Award. The award, a cash prize of $10,000,… Read more »


First Nations Priorities Must Be Canada’s Priorities – AFN National Chief Responds to Federal Cabinet Shuffle

  (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde responded to today’s federal cabinet shuffle stating… Read more »


Anishinabek Nation leadership hopes for a peaceful resolve in Wet’suwet’en Nation

ANISHINABEK NATION HEAD OFFICE (January 10, 2018)— Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Glen Hare issued the following statement regarding the… Read more »


Reconciliation Will Not Be Achieved Through Force

(Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today on the RCMP’s… Read more »


National Chief Perry Bellegarde Bulletin December 2018

AFN Special Chiefs Assembly The Assembly of First Nations issues regular updates on work underway at the national office. More… Read more »


Outstanding BC Lawyer Practicing Over 40 Years Receives Highest Honour

The Canadian Bar Association, BC Branch (CBABC) celebrates an exceptional lawyer with bestowment of the 2018 Georges A. Goyer, QC… Read more »


All harvesting of George River caribou should cease, says Minister

Lands and Natural Resources Minister Tony Andersen says he’s pleased to see Indigenous groups from Quebec agreeing with the Nunatsiavut Government’s… Read more »


Canada implements measures to address Canada – United-States border-crossing issues for First Nations

News release December 12, 2018 – Ottawa, ON – Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada Border-crossing issues represent a longstanding set of concerns… Read more »


Action Required to Address Failings of Thunder Bay Police Service: National Chief Perry Bellegarde

(Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today’s report by the Office of the… Read more »