A senior British Columbia chief says the deputy minister of Aboriginal Affairs made a “snide remark” about the lack of Idle No More protests during a recent meeting in Ottawa of a committee created during a controversial meeting between Prime Minister Stephen Harper and First Nation chiefs last Jan. 11.
There’s more to the ongoing battle between Ontario and Grassy Narrows First Nation.
Poisonous atmosphere inside Aboriginal Affairs branch delaying settlement of treaty-related claims: letter
First Nation claims seeking redress from Ottawa over treaty-related wrongs face months-long delays over “insignificant issues,” according an anonymous letter to Aboriginal Affairs Minister Bernard Valcourt penned by bureaucrats working in the departmental branch that handles the files.
APTN National News Chiefs from Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba continued their meetings Wednesday. They’re in…
A new treaty alliance formed on the pow wow grounds of the Onion Lake Cree Nation this week will soon be demanding a meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
The architects responsible for crafting modern day treaties are gathering this week in Gatineau.
Dene Chief Bill Erasmus is considering a run to become the next national chief of the Assembly of First Nations.
Ottawa announced last week that it will reduce federal oversight of mining and oil projects and turn over most environmental reviews to the provinces.
With provincial organizations like the Federation of Saskatchewan Indian Nations in disarray, First Nations in Saskatchewan took matters into their own hands.