David P. Ball
7/26/12
With much attention to women candidates' historic showing in the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) elections on July 18—four of eight hopefuls were female—many expressed hope for res...
ICTMN Staff
7/18/12
Shawn A-in-chut Atleo won a second three-year term as National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations on July 18, promising in a rousing speech to “put the stake in colonialism” an...
David P. Ball
7/14/12
This summer has seen a swathe of regional indigenous leaders elected across Canada—and may provide a glimpse of what's ahead for the rocky Indigenous-Crown relationship...
David P. Ball
7/5/12
The heads of 633 First Nations will vote for the position of national chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) on July 18...
ICTMN Staff
5/28/12
Aboriginal Leader Ovide Mercredi gave a stirring speech at the Crown–First Nations Gathering in January 2012. Now, as the 11th Session of the U.N...
David P. Ball
5/22/12
Aboriginal leaders are outraged after secret documents revealed that police have been keeping tabs on critics of Enbridge Corp.'s Northern Gateway pipeline...
ICTMN Staff
5/10/12
As the 11th Session of the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) dissected the Doctrine of Discovery this week, peoples from ancient cultures worked to moder...
ICTMN Staff
4/18/12
Aboriginal leaders and human rights advocates are hailing a federal court ruling that requires the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal to take on a case it had dismissed involving fundi...
ICTMN Staff
4/10/12
Amid talk of governance issues, the closure of the National Aboriginal Health Organization (NAHO) by virtue of $200 million in Health Canada cuts is causing consternation among Fir...
ICTMN Staff
4/9/12
First Nations and other aboriginal groups are affected in various ways by Canada's 2012 federal budget, released on March 29...

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