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AFN Special Chiefs Assembly To Honour Jully Black

Published: Apr 01, 2023NewsRead the Story
OTTAWA, ON – During the opening ceremony for Assembly of First Nations’ (AFN) Special Chiefs Assembly on April 3, 2023, National Chief RoseAnne Archibald will conclude her opening remarks by honouring JUNO award-winning singer, songwriter, producer, and actress Jully Black…

AFN Response to the Vatican’s Repudiation of the Doctrine of Discovery

Published: Mar 31, 2023NewsRead the Story
(Ottawa, ON) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is welcoming the Vatican’s formal repudiation of the Doctrine of Discovery. The 15th-century papal bulls paved the way for colonization of Indigenous lands across Turtle Island. They continue to form the…

National Chief Roseanne Archibald Welcomes President Joe Biden to Canada

Published: Mar 24, 2023NewsRead the Story
OTTAWA, ON – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief RoseAnne Archibald is in Ottawa today to formally welcome President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden on their first presidential visit north of the medicine line. National Chief Archibald…

AFN National Chief Welcomes un Special Rapporteur to Canada

Published: Mar 02, 2023NewsRead the Story
Ottawa, ON — On Wednesday, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief RoseAnne Archibald welcomed José Francisco Calí Tzay, the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of Indigenous Peoples, as he arrived for his first official visit to Canada.…

AFN National Chief Attends the Phase 1 Findings Announcement on Tseshaht First Nation Territory

Published: Feb 22, 2023NewsRead the Story
Port Alberni, BC — Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief RoseAnne Archibald was honoured to be a witness, in-person with Tseshaht First Nation Tuesday as they announced phase one findings of suspected unmarked graves on the former site of…

AFN Calls on the Government of Canada to Take Action to Support The Establishment of More Marine Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas

Published: Feb 10, 2023NewsRead the Story
(Vancouver, BC) – The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) participated in the Fifth International Marine Protected Areas Congress (IMPAC5) that took place in Vancouver, BC 3-9 February 2023 advocating for the creation of Marine Indigenous Protected and Conserved Areas (IPCAs).…

Assembly of First Nations Named One of The Top 100 Employers in The National Capital Region

Published: Feb 08, 2023NewsRead the Story
(Ottawa, ON) – The Top Employers Institute announced on Tuesday that the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) has been included in its 2023 list of the National Capital Region’s top organizations for employee satisfaction, workplace policies, personal wellness, and other criteria. The…

Manitoba Regional Chief Cindy Woodhouse Addresses Federal, Provincial, Territorial Meeting on Shared Priorities

Published: Feb 07, 2023NewsRead the Story
(Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Manitoba Regional Chief Cindy Woodhouse attended a Federal, Provincial, Territorial, and Indigenous peoples’ leaders meeting on Monday, February 6, 2023. The meeting provided an opportunity for federal, provincial, and territorial ministers and…

Update on Canadian Human Rights Tribunal Decision on the Final Settlement Agreement on Compensation

Published: Oct 25, 2022NewsRead the Story
SUMMARY: On October 25, 2022, the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal (CHRT) released a letter decision, a summary of its reasons for its decision, confirming that it would not endorse the Final Settlement Agreement (FSA) on Compensation. The CHRT found that…

Assembly of First Nations Regional Chief Cindy Woodhouse Reaction to Decision Released by Canadian Human Rights Tribunal

Published: Oct 25, 2022NewsRead the Story
(Winnipeg, MB):  Today the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal will issue a decision regarding the Final Settlement Agreement (FSA) on Compensation that was agreed upon between the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the Mooshum class council and the Government of Canada…
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