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 17, 2024Press Release
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AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Statement Following Meeting with Manitoba Lieutenant Governor Anita R. Neville

Published: Jul 17, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(July 17, 2024 – Winnipeg, Manitoba) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak released the following statement after meeting with The Honourable Anita R. Neville, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba: “At the AFN Annual General Assembly, First…

AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Meets with The Honourable Anita Neville, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba

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(July 17, 2024 – Winnipeg, Manitoba) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak will meet with The Honourable Anita Neville, Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba, on July 17, 2024, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. The National Chief will discuss…

AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Welcomes Historic Apology to Dakota and Lakota Nations

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(July 16, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak welcomed the historic apology issued by the Government of Canada to the Dakota and Lakota Nations for longstanding injustices,…

Assembly of First Nations Concludes 45th Annual General Assembly

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(July 16, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak released the following statement at the conclusion of the AFN 45th Annual General Assembly (AGA) on the unceded territory of…

Assembly of First Nations Calls for Equitable Health Care and Dedicated Council of the Federation Meeting on Indigenous Priorities

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(July 15, 2024 – Kjipuktuk (Halifax), Nova Scotia) –Today, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) participated in the Council of the Federation (COF) Summer Meeting, held from July 15-17, 2024, in Kjipuktuk (Halifax), Nova Scotia, alongside Premiers from provinces and…

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

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(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

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(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

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(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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