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 ...
ICTMN Staff
11/6/14
Three people have officially thrown their names into contention for the Assembly of First Nations’ National Chief slot vacated by Shawn A-in-chut Atleo last May...
ICTMN Staff
8/9/14
It’s International Day of the World's Indigenous People, as decreed by the United Nations 20 years ago, and First Nations in Canada are taking stock...
ICTMN Staff
7/16/14
The Assembly of First Nations, leaderless since the resignation of Shawn A-in-chut Atleo on May 2, will hold elections in the fall for a new National Chief...
Assembly of First Nations
6/21/14
In honor of National Aboriginal Day and National Aboriginal Awareness Month, the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Executive Committee encourages all Canadians to take every...
ICTMN Staff
6/16/14
Indigenous Peoples in Canada are celebrating Aboriginal Awareness month all throughout June and using the designation to draw attention to what their cultures have to offer the nat...
ICTMN Staff
6/11/14
As Indigenous Peoples in Canada marked the sixth anniversary of the historic apology by Prime Minister Stephen Harper over the country’s residential schools program, aboriginal lea...
ICTMN Staff
5/22/14
Indigenous leaders in Canada were vindicated upon the release of the report of James Anaya, the outgoing United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, whic...
ICTMN Staff
5/17/14
Aboriginal women are “overrepresented” among totals of murdered and missing women in Canada, accounting for 16 percent of female homicide victims while comprising just 4.3 percent ...

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