Notice to Independent Assessment Process Claimants

This notice is addressed to former Indian Residential School students who have an unresolved Independent Assessment Process (IAP) claim.

AFN BULLETIN Mid-November 2014

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.”

AFN Bulletin November 2014

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.

AFN Bulletin - Meeting of Premiers & Indigenous Leaders August 2014

The Assembly of First Nations issues regular updates on work underway at the national office.
More information can be found at

BULLETIN 35th Annual General Assembly

The 35th Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Annual General Assembly (AGA) took place in Mi’kmaq territory Halifax, Nova Scotia, July 15 - 17, 2014.

AFN Bulletin - July 2014

Confederacy of Nations & Annual General Assembly - July 2014

Technical Bulletin – Resignation of National Chief and Next Steps

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.” 

Assembly of First Nations