The Assembly First Nations’ (AFN) Environment unit supports First Nations exercising their Inherent and Treaty rights over all terrestrial, aquatic and ocean habitats and resources, while facilitating and coordinating national First Nations perspectives on policy, program and legislative developments.
The Assembly of First Nation`s Finance department is responsible for ensuring that funds are being used appropriately and administered in a manner consistent with government guidelines, regulations and all relevant legislation. The Finance department ensures that AFN is and remains transparent and accountable to First Nations in Canada.
Languages and Culture
Languages and Culture On June 21, 2019, the Indigenous Languages Act received Royal Assent. Based on direction from First Nations, the AFN is advocating for legislation to establish long-term, sustainable, consistent, appropriate approaches to support First Nations in their efforts to recover, reclaim, maintain and normalize First Nations languages. ...
Legal Affairs and Justice
The Legal Affairs & Justice Unit is primarily responsible for providing legal advice and support to all areas of the Assembly of First Nations to ensure that the organization’s activities are conducted in accordance with the AFN Charter, governing policies and relevant jurisprudence.