Of course the Assembly of First Nations
would have to change their name to the Assembly of the Autochthonous.
The legal counsel for the Assembly of First Nations
(AFN) has urged frontline workers working in reserves and native communities to make sure that former Indian residential schools students know that an "opt-out" period, which will commence if the new Indian Residential Schools Settlement Agreement is approved by courts, is "not a vote.
Local First Nations, tribal councils, Treaty 8, and, yes, even the Assembly of First Nations
have turned their backs on true Native culture, beliefs and religion.
Penasse-Mayer, chief of the Nipissing First Nation band council, has contributed much of her time and expertise at the national level as co-chair of the Assembly of First Nations
(AFN) Gender Equality Advisory Committee.
Secondly, under the Residential schools section, we reported that George Erasmus, past president of the Assembly of First Nations
, had received a $350,000 grant from the Federal government to help rehabilitate victims of abuse in residential schools.
The Assembly of First Nations
hosted a panel discussion Feb.
Said Assembly of First Nations
National Chief Perry Bellegarde, ""It is with honour and humility that .
Assembly of First Nations
National Chief Shawn A-in-Chut Atleo offered his condolences to friends, families and colleagues on the passing of Mohawk lawyer, activist and educator Patricia Monture, who died of cancer on Nov.
After years of contentious negotiations and litigation, the federal government has finally reached an agreement with the churches and the Assembly of First Nations
to compensate tens of thousands of aboriginal Canadians who attended 80 boarding schools run by churches from the mid-19th century into the 1970s.
Just a few months after he was appointed chief of staff of the Assembly of First Nations
, Manny Jules resigned.
Aside from the five communities directly involved, Deer Lake, Fort Severn, Keewaywin, North Spirit Lake and Poplar Hill First Nations, additional funding was provided by business and education partners, including the Assembly of First Nations
, Telecommons Development Group, OshkiPimache-O-Win Education and Training, Confederation College, Telesat Canada, Bell Canada, Education Network of Ontario, NORTH Network, Cisco Canada and others.
George Erasmus, past president of the Assembly of First Nations
and Co-chairman of the Royal Commission on Aboriginal Peoples, presented the report of the Aboriginal Healing Foundation (AHF) set up to help rehabilitate victims of abuse in residential schools.