Today, National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo offered the following statement on the passing of former Grand Chief Rod Bushie:
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo today offered condolences to the family, friends and all Nishnawbe Aski Nation (NAN) leadership, citizens and communities following the passing of Elder Frank Beardy of Muskrat Dam First Nation in Ontario.
First Nations of Canada and American Tribes Come Together in Historic Joint Effort to Combat Climate Change
The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) is proud to support a Nation to Nation collaboration between New Brunswick/PEI First Nations and Maine Tribes on climate change as participants in the North American Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Network international meeting in Bangor, Maine.
On behalf of the Assembly of First Nations and National Executive, I offer our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Chief Isaac Pien and the people of the Naskapi Nation of Kawawachikamach (Quebec). Chief Pien’s insight, wisdom, strength, and commitment to his people will be greatly missed.
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Notes 5th Anniversary of Parliament Apology for Residential Schools: “Actions Must Match Words”
On the fifth anniversary of Parliament’s Apology for Indian Residential Schools, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo called attention to the outstanding requirement for all governments and all Canadians to commit to reconciliation.
National Chief and Leaders to Announce Assembly of First Nations Annual General Assembly – Whitehorse
Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo, together with Kwanlin Dün First Nation Chief Rick O’Brien, Ta'an Kwäch'än Council Chief Kristina Kane and AFN Yukon Regional Chief Mike Smith, will make an important announcement regarding this year’s national Annual General Assembly.
Statements Presented and Submitted to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues – May 2013
Statements Presented and Submitted to the United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues
Assembly of First Nations expresses full support for Tsilhqot’in Nation Aboriginal Title Recognition Case, Underscores Implications for all First Nations and Canada
Following a meeting with Tsilhqot’in Nation leadership May 16, 2013 in Williams Lake BC, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo announces the National AFN Executive will apply to intervene in the Supreme Court of Canada appeal hearing of the Tsilhqot’in Nation Aboriginal title recognition case, stating that recognition is the starting point to achieve reconciliation and is urgently required to advance certainty and economic opportunity.