Assembly of First Nations


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Assembly of First Nations

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(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the national organization which represents the First Nations in Canada. Abbreviation: AFN
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He told the Winnipeg Free Press he is using Iran to get the attention of Indian chiefs all across Canada who will be voting for the chairman of the Assembly of First Nations in July in Toronto.
Meanwhile, the Assembly of First Nations expresses mixed feelings: pleased that the government may now be the target of CHRA complaints, but concerned at the potential impact on First Nation governments.
Fontaine, a residential school survivor and former chief of the Assembly of First Nations, was a principal leader in the fight to secure compensation for survivors.
The appointment of Iacobucci was precipitated by the signing of a new agreement between the government and the Assembly of First Nations.
Skov previously has worked for the Assembly of First Nations and for the Department of Indian Affairs.
Ontario Regional Chief Isadore Day, who recently assumed responsibility for the Assembly of First Nations national health portfolio, has issued a call to action.
Former Grand Chief of Treaty Six Craig Mackinaw will be taking on the position of Alberta Regional Chief for the Assembly of First Nations on July 1.
Senator Lillian Dyck, flanked by host Michele Audette (left) and guest speaker Roberta Jamieson addressed a roomful of First Nations representatives during an Assembly of First Nations forum on citizenship.
LaForme resigned, said that all the parties--representatives of the Assembly of First Nations, the Metis National Council, Inuit groups, the churches and the government--came to a unanimous agreement on clarifying the governance roles of the chair and commissioners.
So, for those out there who happen to care, I would like to suggest to the Assembly of First Nations that we consider adopting a homogeneous name that will bond us all together.
We are optimistic and have already partnered with the Assembly of First Nations to push the issue politically," Jones explains.
Ottawa, Canada -- Ottawa, Canada, April 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Matthew Coon Come, National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations will undertake next week a European mission concerning socio- economic conditions facing Aboriginal peoples in Canada, governments' failure to respect the Aboriginal and treaty rights of First Nations, and the outstanding recommendations of Canadian and international human rights entities.

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