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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says French-Language Federal Party Leaders’ Debate Demonstrates Need for Focused Discussion on First Nations People and Priorities: AFN Convening Open Forum on October 7

    Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says French-Language Federal Party Leaders’ Debate Demonstrates Need for Focused Discussion on First Nations People and Priorities: AFN Convening Open Forum on October 7 September 25, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said that tonight’s French-language debate demonstrates the need for […]

by aanationtalk on September 25, 2015437 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says the Federal Party Leaders Debate Ignores First Nations Economic Issues

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Says the Federal Party Leaders Debate Ignores First Nations Economic Issues September 17, 2015 Ottawa, ON – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said that tonight’s federal political party leaders debate on the economy was a clear opportunity for all leaders to explain their vision and plans […]

by aanationtalk on September 18, 2015336 Views

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AFN Call for Community Papers and Stories

AFN Call for Community Papers and Stories September 15 2015 The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is pleased to invite researchers, policy makers, mental health and addictions front-line workers, mental wellness organisations, and others with an interest in mental wellness to submit articles and papers for our upcoming Mental Wellness Bulletin. Share your expertise, experience […]

by ahnationtalk on September 16, 2015341 Views

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AFN National Chief Says Green Party Platform Speaks to a Number of First Nations Priorities

September 10, 2015 AFN National Chief Says Green Party Platform Speaks to a Number of First Nations Priorities (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said the Green Party platform released on September 9 by Party Leader Elizabeth May addresses a number of First Nation priorities set out in the […]

by ahnationtalk on September 10, 2015516 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Presents Federal Election Priorities for First Nations and Canada to Close the Gap

  Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde Presents Federal Election Priorities for First Nations and Canada to Close the Gap September 2, 2015 (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today presented priorities for the upcoming federal election that will close the gap in quality of life between First […]

by ahnationtalk on September 2, 2015348 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Present Priorities for Federal Election

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde to Present Priorities for Federal Election NationTalk Live Stream – 1 PM EST – September 2nd, 2015 – www.NationTalk.ca/afn2015 August 31, 2015 (Ottawa, ON):  Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will present his vision for closing the gap in quality of life between First […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2015315 Views

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Attention Day Scholars, Descendants and First Nations

Attention Day Scholars, Descendants and First Nations Please see the link below for information about a class action lawsuit involving the Kamloops and Sechelt Indian Residential Schools and other Indian Residential Schools.  AFN has been asked to share this information as widely as possible as it is of interest and importance to Day Scholars, descendants […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2015272 Views

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Assembly of First Nations and RBC Announce Heroes of Our Time Scholarship Recipients

Assembly of First Nations and RBC Announce Heroes of Our Time Scholarship Recipients August 31, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) August 31, 2015 – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) and RBC are proud to announce the recipients of the 2015 Heroes of Our Time (HOOT) scholarships. The Heroes of Our Time scholarships acknowledge and celebrate the […]

by ahnationtalk on August 31, 2015261 Views

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AFN Bulletin – IRSSA Personal Credits for Education – August 2015

  AFN Bulletin – IRSSA Personal Credits for Education – August 2 The Assembly of First Nations issues regular updates on work underway at the national office. More information can be found at www.afn.ca. Personal Education Credits – Surplus Transfer The application process for the Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement (IRSSA) Personal Education Credit is […]

by ahnationtalk on August 28, 2015427 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Federal Election and Voting Information

Assembly of First Nations Federal Election and Voting Information First Nation voters may face significant barriers to voting in the upcoming federal election. New legislation that was passed by the federal government in 2014 (The Fair Elections Act) will make it more difficult for some First Nation citizens to prove their identity when trying to […]

by ahnationtalk on August 27, 2015337 Views

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