- Statistics Canada Release Reiterates Importance of Investing in Potential of First Nations
- National Chief Atleo congratulates Grand Chief Edward John on Re-Appointment to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
- Assembly of First Nations Offers Condolences after passing of Shirley Firth Larrson
Highlights from the National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo
Message from the National Chief - January 14, 2013
First Nations citizens have just witnessed one of the most important chapters in our recent history. Through the pressure of the grassroots, the sacrifices made… read more
National Chief’s letter to the Prime Minister – Jan. 11, 2013
Communiqué from National Chief Shawn Atleo - January 7, 2013
Further to the January 4, 2013 agreement by Prime Minister Stephen Harper to meet with a delegation of First Nation leaders in Ottawa on January… read more
Following the AFN Charter and as directed by Chiefs-in-Assembly, the AFN actively engages with Parliamentarians to advocate and advance the aspirations of First Nations. In addition, the AFN monitors and directly engages on legislation which could have impacts on First Nations rights and interests. When Parliament is in session, we provide weekly summaries of activities in the House of Commons, the Senate, and committee business.
Please go here for additional information and analysis on legislation and presentations to committees.
National Chief Shawn Atleo visited the Otter Nelson River School in Cross Lake, Manitoba on May 6, 2013. The school submitted one of the winning entries in the AFN Student Video contest on First Nation education.