This notice is addressed to former Indian Residential School students who have an unresolved Independent Assessment Process (IAP) claim.
On July 28, 2014, Douglas Eyford was appointed by Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development of Canada (AANDC) Bernard Valcourt as his Special Representative to “lead engagement with Aboriginal groups and key stakeholders to renew and reform the Comprehensive Land Claims Policy.”
The Assembly of First Nations is holding its 2014 Special Chiefs Assembly (SCA) and election for AFN National Chief from December 9-11, 2014 at the RBC Convention Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba. This event is being hosted by Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak (MKO) along with the locally established Host Committee.
The Assembly of First Nations issues regular updates on work underway at the national office.
More information can be found at www.afn.ca.
The 35th Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Annual General Assembly (AGA) took place in Mi’kmaq territory Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 15 - 17, 2014.
Confederacy of Nations & Annual General Assembly - July 2014
AFN National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo resigned on May 2, 2014, stating: “This work [education] is too important and I am not prepared to be an obstacle to it or a lightning rod distracting form the kids and their potential.”