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: Jun 12, 2024Press Release
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AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Congratulates Newly Elected Ontario Regional Chief Abram Benedict

Published: Jun 12, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(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…

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

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(June 3, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – Today, on the fifth anniversary of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Final Report, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) released a new progress…

Media Advisory – Assembly of First Nations National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak to Hold Press Conference on Anniversary of the Release of the Final Report from the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

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(June 3, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) — Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak will hold a press conference to call for concrete action and justice for First Nations women, girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ individuals…

AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Encourages Learning During National Indigenous History Month

Published: Jun 01, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(June 1, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak invites all Canadians to recognize National Indigenous History Month and join in activities to celebrate and learn more about the rich…

Economic Reconciliation Requires First Nations to be Equal Partners, Says AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak

Published: May 28, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(May 28, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – Speaking at a closed-door roundtable meeting organized by the federal government in Ottawa yesterday, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief, Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak, identified three principles to guide…

AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Attends World Intellectual Property Organization’s Diplomatic Conference

Published: May 21, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(May 21, 2024 – Geneva, Switzerland) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak is in Geneva, Switzerland, this week to attend the World Intellectual Property Organization’s (WIPO) Diplomatic Conference on Genetic Resources and Associated Traditional Knowledge.…

AFN National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak Welcomes Dedicated Funding for First Nation Students with National School Food Program

Published: May 17, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
(May 17, 2024 – Unceded Algonquin Territory, Ottawa, Ontario) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Cindy Woodhouse Nepinak issued the following statement alongside Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to welcome the announcement of dedicated funding for First Nation students…

CALL FOR RESOLUTIONS: 2nd NOTICE – AFN Annual General Assembly Palais des Congrès, Montréal, Québec July 9-11, 2024

Published: May 17, 2024Press ReleaseRead the Story
TO: All Chiefs, PTOs, Tribal Councils, AFN Staff FROM: AFN Resolutions Committee DATE: May 17, 2024 – 2nd notice RESOLUTIONS are the essential mechanism by which First Nations provide specific direction to the Assembly of First Nations (AFN). Resolutions should…
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