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AFN TECHNICAL BULLETIN – Chronic Wasting Disease

AFN TECHNICAL BULLETIN – Chronic Wasting Disease October 1, 2019 The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is providing this Bulletin to all First Nations to share some important information on an environmental health issue that is affecting deer, elk, moose and caribou. Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is a fatal neurological disease that affects species in […]

by ahnationtalk on October 4, 201915 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Offers Condolences to the family of Elder Tony Cote

Assembly of First Nations Offers Condolences to the family of Elder Tony Cote (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today offered condolences to the family and friends of Elder Tony Cote, a highly respected veteran, Knowledge Keeper, First Nations advocate and past Chief of Cote First Nation in Saskatchewan. “On […]

by ahnationtalk on August 4, 201983 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief to Meet with Premiers and Territorial Leaders on Implementation of New Legislation Supporting First Nations Children and Families

July 8, 2019 Assembly of First Nations National Chief to Meet with Premiers and Territorial Leaders on Implementation of New Legislation Supporting First Nations Children and Families (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde will attend a meeting tomorrow with Premiers, territorial leaders and Indigenous representatives in Big River First […]

by ahnationtalk on July 8, 201987 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Exoneration of Chief Poundmaker is a Step Towards Reconciliation: “A Peacemaker Who Wanted a Better Future for His People”

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Exoneration of Chief Poundmaker is a Step Towards Reconciliation: “A Peacemaker Who Wanted a Better Future for His People” May 23, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is participating today in the exoneration ceremony for Chief Poundmaker and apology by Prime Minister […]

by ahnationtalk on May 23, 201985 Views

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Assembly of First Nations National Chief at Meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers to Push for Action for First Nations Children

Assembly of First Nations National Chief at Meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers to Push for Action for First Nations Children SASKATOON, April 23, 2019 – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde is at the meeting of Federal, Provincial and Territorial Ministers Responsible for Social Services and Indigenous Leaders in Saskatoon, […]

by ahnationtalk on April 24, 201958 Views

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Assembly of First Nations Mourns Passing of First Nations Leader, Knowledge Keeper and Former National Chief Noel Starblanket

Assembly of First Nations Mourns Passing of First Nations Leader, Knowledge Keeper and Former National Chief Noel Starblanket (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today mourned the passing of Noel Starblanket, a highly respected Knowledge Keeper, advocate, teacher and two-time National Chief, from Star Blanket Cree Nation in Saskatchewan. “I […]

by pmnationtalk on April 16, 201973 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Supreme Court Win in Residential Schools Compensation Case “A Victory for Justice and for Survivors of the Indian Residential Schools”

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Says Supreme Court Win in Residential Schools Compensation Case “A Victory for Justice and for Survivors of the Indian Residential Schools” (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde called today’s ruling by the Supreme Court of Canada in J.W. v. Canada (Attorney General) an important victory […]

by ahnationtalk on April 12, 201998 Views

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AFN National Mental Wellness Forum Focuses on Life Promotion and Cultural Pathways to Closing Health Gap

AFN National Mental Wellness Forum Focuses on Life Promotion and Cultural Pathways to Closing Health Gap (Ottawa, ON) – In advance of World Health Day, First Nations from across Canada gathered in Winnipeg, Manitoba this week for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Mental Wellness Forum.  More than 500 First Nations citizens, health providers and […]

by ahnationtalk on April 5, 201997 Views

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AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Departure of Ms. Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Jane Philpott from Liberal Caucus

AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde Statement on Departure of Ms. Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Jane Philpott from Liberal Caucus April 3, 2019 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde released the below statement following Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement to remove Ms. Jody Wilson-Raybould and Dr. Jane Philpott from Liberal caucus. […]

by ahnationtalk on April 4, 201987 Views

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AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says First Nations Responsibility for Child Welfare Key to New Legislation, Urges Investments to Support New Approach

AFN National Chief Bellegarde Says First Nations Responsibility for Child Welfare Key to New Legislation, Urges Investments to Support New Approach (Ottawa, ON) – Following the introduction of federal legislation on Indigenous child welfare today in Parliament, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said that First Nations children are the first priority […]

by pmnationtalk on February 28, 201988 Views

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