Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Marks the Fifth Anniversary of National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) with Progress Report on the Implementation of the Calls for Justice

Published: Jul 12, 2024Press Release
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Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Calls for Establishment of Independent Inquiry into the Deaths of Rebecca Contois, Morgan Harris, Marcedes Myran, and Mashkode Bizhiki’ikwe

Published: Jul 12, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(July 12, 2024 – Kanien’kehá:ka Nation, Montréal, Québec) – Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak is calling for the establishment of an independent commission of inquiry into the deaths of Rebecca Contois, Morgan Harris,…

Assembly of First Nations Negotiates $47.8 Billion Commitment for Long-Term Reform to First Nations Child and Family Services

Published: Jul 11, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(July 11, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak announced today that the First Nations Parties to the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal complaint on discrimination in the First Nations Child…

National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Congratulates Lieutenant-General Jennie Carignan on Appointment as the New Chief of Defence Staff

Published: Jul 05, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(July 5, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak released the following statement today congratulating Lieutenant-General Jennie Carignan on her appointment as the new Chief of Defence Staff: “I extend…

First Nations Leaders Gather in Montréal to Advance Priorities at the Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly

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(July 2, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) will host its Annual General Assembly (AGA) from July 9-11, 2024, in Montréal (Tiohtià:ke), Québec, on the ancestral and unceded territory of the Kanien'kéha…

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Urges Canada to Accelerate the Implementation of the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act Following Annual Report

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(June 24, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief, Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak, called on the Government of Canada to accelerate progress toward fully implementing the United Nations Declaration on the…
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AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

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(June 21, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak is celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day today, which has been recognized annually since a 1996. In 1982, the National Indian Brotherhood…

AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Welcomes Federal Court Approval of $23 Billion in Compensation Distribution Protocol

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(June 20, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak welcomed today the Federal Court of Canada’s decision to approve the Distribution Protocol for the removed children and their parents or…

AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Congratulates Newly Elected Ontario Regional Chief Abram Benedict

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(June 12, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa) – Today, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak extended her congratulations to the newly-elected Ontario Regional Chief Abram Benedict. The election took place during the Chiefs of Ontario…

AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Commemorates 80th Anniversary of D-Day at Juno Beach

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(June 6, 2024 – Normandy, France) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak is at Juno Beach today to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day, a historic turning point in the Second World War. The National…

AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Congratulates Newly Elected Anishinabek Nation Grand Council Chief Linda Debassige

Published: Jun 05, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(June 5, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak extended her congratulations and best wishes today to newly elected Grand Council Chief Linda Debassige, the first Anishinaabekwe to hold…
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