Assembly of First Nations National Chief Statement on the Passing of Former Tsuu T’ina Nation Chief Gordon Crowchild

January 13, 2015 (Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde offered the following statement today on the late Gordon Crowchild, former Chief of Tsuu T’ina Nation in Alberta and a man with many accomplishments, who passed away Monday, January 12 at the age of 85:

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Statement on the Commemoration of the 200th Anniversary of the Birth of Sir John A. Macdonald

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde issued the following statement today on the 200th anniversary commemorations of the birth of Canada’s first Prime Minister, Sir John A. Macdonald, on January 11.

Assembly of First Nations Welcomes Appointment of New Veterans Minister Erin O’Toole as Opportunity to Address Long-standing Issues Facing First Nations Veterans

Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde and AFN NWT Regional Chief Bill Erasmus today welcomed Member of Parliament Erin O’Toole as the new federal Minister of Veterans Affairs, noting that much work is needed in terms of respect and support for First Nation Veterans.

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Comments on the Passing of Marie Smallface Marule, “a True Leader for First Nations Education and Indigenous Human Rights”

(Ottawa, ON) – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde offered condolences to the friends and family of Marie Smallface Marule, a member of the Blood Tribe  and President of Red Crow Community College on the Blood Reserve in Alberta, who passed away last week.

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