Highlights from the National Chief

  • Dene National / Assembly of First Nations Office - PERRY BELLEGARDE WINS MAJORITY VOTE

    It took the first-ballot to name Saskatchewan's Perry Bellegarde as the new National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations (AFN). read more

  • The First Nations Leadership Council Congratulates the Newly Elected National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations

    First Nations leadership from across Canada met in Winnipeg, MB, for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN)Special Chiefs’ Assembly. read more


    The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs congratulates Perry Bellegarde for becoming the new National Chief for the Assembly of First Nations. National Chief Perry Bellagarde was… read more

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Parliamentary Relations

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 click here for additional information and analysis on legislation and presentations to committees.

Parliamentary Wrap-Up for the week of April 20 – 24, 2015

Perry Bellegarde, Chief of the Assembly of First Nations, sits down with Amanda Lang of CBC

Assembly of First Nations