First Nation leaders have high hopes for new government
Trudeau promised action on an inquiry into murdered and missing Indigenous women, First Nation education and water
NDP leader Thomas Mulcair would created a cabinet committee on Indigenous issues
Erasmus said AFN executive still discussing the issue
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde extended an olive branch to Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt during a meeting Monday when he invited the minister with the national organization’s chiefs executive next week.
Former Assembly of First Nations national chief Shawn Atleo has surface in his home territory.
The grand chief of Kanesatake, the Mohawk community once at the heart of the Oka Crisis, plans to hold a referendum June 15 on the current band council which has been engulfed by internal divisions that now threaten the operations of the health centre.
New First Nations treaty alliance expected to emerge during July meeting while AFN gathers in the Yukon
A new First Nations alliance is expected to take form during a gathering in Onion Lake Cree Nation slated for the same July week when the Assembly of First Nations holds its annual general meeting in the Yukon, according to a draft agenda obtained by APTN National News.
With less than 24 hours until chiefs elect a new leader of the Assembly of First Nations, it’s make-or-break time for the eight candidates.