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August 7, 2012

Health, Legal

AFN supports call for action to end violence against women

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Ottawa – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo expressed support for those gathering in Ottawa today to commemorate the life of Continue Reading →

Education

AFNs National Chief Welcomes Secured Funding for Education

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Calls for Continued Action in Priority Areas OTTAWA – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo responded to the 2014 federal budget Continue Reading →

Health

AFN Supports Continuation of Truth and Reconciliation Commission

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Ottawa, ON – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo expressed support for the one year extension of the work of the Continue Reading →

Health

AFN Continues Call to Protect Our Sacred Waters

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OTTAWA – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo today reminds us all the responsibility given by the Creator to protect our Continue Reading →

Community, Education, Youth

Wagmatcook Holds Grand Opening of New School

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On Monday, June 10, National Chief Shawn Atleo, a representative for the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, Grand Chief Ben Continue Reading →

Business

AFN Commends Eskasoni Rights Assertion, Move

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By CRA to Recognize Tax Exemption Step in Right Direction Ottawa – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo acknowledged the recognition Continue Reading →

Community

National Aboriginal Fisheries Forum deemed a Success

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Over three hundred delegates, nearly double the foreseen amount crowded into the Vancouver Island Convention Centre in Nanaimo, British Colombia on October 2-4, 2012, to Continue Reading →

Legal

AFN Welcomes Decision to Disclose Documents to TRC

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Ottawa – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo said  he welcomes Ontario Superior Court decision requiring the federal government to disclose and Continue Reading →

Legal, Letters

Open letter to: Governor General David Johnston & Prime Minister Stephen Harper

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Assembly of First Nations OTTAWA, Dec. 16, 2012 – On behalf of the National Executive of the Assembly of First Nations, we write today regarding Continue Reading →

Education

Canada Launches Consultations for Development of FN Education Act

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Ottawa – The Honourable John Duncan, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, announced the start of the Government’s intensive consultations with First Nations on Continue Reading →

Legal

Work to Move Beyond Indian Act must be Led by First Nations

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Ottawa – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) released the following statement from National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo following announcement of Government support for Bill Continue Reading →

Business, Community

Aboriginal Fisheries: Opportunities Blossoming

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Though many people might not know this, Canada has one of the most valuable fishing industries in the world. It generates over $5 billion a Continue Reading →