ICTMN Staff
7/24/15
Indigenous and human rights leaders in Canada welcomed the validation contained in the latest report from the United Nations Human Rights Committee as it addressed the prevalence o...
ICTMN Staff
7/16/15
The premiers of all 10 provinces and three territories in Canada have pledged to implement all 94 of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) recommendations stemming from t...
Theresa Braine
7/11/15
Indigenous leaders in Canada welcomed the apology of Pope Francis for the Catholic Church’s complicity in the “grave sins” of colonization, though they hoped it was just a prelude ...
ICTMN Staff
7/8/15
In his first Assembly of First Nations (AFN) annual conference since taking office as National Chief six months ago, Perry Bellegarde spelled out what reconciliation really means—a...
ICTMN Staff
6/17/15
Newly elected regional Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Chief Isadore Day believes in the power of youth, and can marshal the attention of a U.S. President...
ICTMN Staff
6/4/15
Indigenous leaders greeted the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s summary report on residential schools with openness while urging all Canadians to embrace the fi...
ICTMN Staff
5/28/15
Eight years after its ratification, and five years after its official endorsement in Canada, the tenets laid out in the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peopl...
Tonya Gonnella Frichner October 2014
ICTMN Staff
2/19/15
Like their counterparts below the 49th Parallel, First Nations in Canada is feeling keenly the passing of Tonya Gonnella Frichner, and on February 18 the Assembly of First Nations ...
ICTMN Staff
12/11/14
Newly elected Assembly of First Nations Chief Perry Bellegarde emphasized sovereignty and First Nations consent after being voted in with 63 percent of the ballots on December 10...
ICTMN Staff
12/8/14
Down from a field of eight candidates in 2012, just three people—all men—are vying for the top spot at the Assembly of First Nations (AFN), the main political arm of the 634 First ...

Pages