Assembly of First Nations to Convene National Policy Forum on Affirming First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction September 11-12, 2018

Published: Sep 10, 2018News


(Ottawa, ON):  The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is convening a national policy forum on Affirming First Nations Rights, Title and Jurisdiction in Gatineau, Quebec September 11 and 12.  The purpose of the national policy forum is to encourage dialogue and mutual support among First Nations for their respective and common objectives to ensure respect of all First Nations rights.

DATE: September 11-12
TIME: 9:00 a.m – 2:15 p.m.; 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Hilton Lac Leamy, Ballroom Gatineau, QC

Dialogue at this national policy forum will inform deliberations by Chiefs at the December 4 -6 2018 Special Chiefs Assembly to be held, in Algonquin Territory, at the Westin Hotel, Ottawa.

Presentations will include an overview of rights recognition and affirmation to date, initiatives, resolutions and current perspectives of First Nations citizens and leaders.

Agenda details are available at or directly at

Media accreditation is required and encouraged to be obtained prior to the event from the below contacts.

The Assembly of First Nation is the national organization representing First Nation citizens in Canada. Follow AFN on Twitter @AFN_Comms, @AFN_Updates.



For more information please contact:

Jenna Young, Communications Officer (613) 314-8157 or [email protected]
Michael Hutchinson, Press Secretary (613) 859-6831 or [email protected]