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 ...
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...

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