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April 30th, 2014

First Nations Education Act and AFN getting a lot of opposition from leaders across Canada

From http://www.indigenousnationhood.blogspot.ca/2014/04/impeach-atleo-response-to-afns-analysis.html

#IMPEACH ATLEO - Response to AFN's "Analysis" Of Its Own Education Deal With Harper

Posted by Pam Palmater - April 28, 2014

April 19th

Understanding the treaties corrects misunderstandings about relationship of First Nations with the state

From WestCoastNativeNews.com

A Short Note To Correct Canadian Misconceptions About Indians Living Off "Taxpayer Monies"

DERRICK ON APRIL 17TH, 2014 

Chair of TRC, Murray Sinclair, challenges all Canadians to work together for reconciliation

From CBC.ca

Reconciliation not opportunity to 'get over it': Justice Murray Sinclair

By Murray Sinclair, Apr 18, 2014

April 17th

April 16th

First Nations searching for creative ways to help young people be successful and return home

From CBC.ca

Brain drain challenges First Nation communities across Canada

Young people are leaving aboriginal communities in large numbers, and most have no plans to return

By Ally Quinney, Elizabeth Hames, Updated: Apr 16, 2014

Aboriginal artists' works recognized for art award

From CBC.ca

Three aboriginal artists on Sobey Art Award longlist

Ursula Johnson, Peter Morin and Nadia Myre among 25 nominees for $50,000 prize

By Connie Walker - Posted: Apr 15, 2014

April 15th

First Nations Policing Program funding from Canada and Ontario announced in Eabametoong First Nation

Federal Government press release

Government of Canada and Ontario strengthen policing infrastructure in Eabametoong First Nation Funding for new police facility under First Nations Policing Program

EABAMETOONG FIRST NATION, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - April 14, 2014) - Public Safety Canada

April 14th

First Nations education bill fails the test of addressing the AFN chiefs' resolution from Dec 2013

Chiefs of Ontario Press Release

ONTARIO REGIONAL CHIEF SAYS THE NEW FIRST NATION EDUCATION BILL DOESN'T ADDRESS FIRST NATION CONCERNS    

 Thunder Bay, ON (April 14, 2014) - Ontario Regional Chief Stan Beardy continues to raise concerns about the Harper government's controversial federal education bill that was tabled in the House of Commons last week saying it doesn't address the conditions raised by the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) Chiefs-in-Assembly.

AFN posts presentations from National First Nations Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Strategy Forum

From AFN.ca

The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) hosted the National First Nations Non-Insured Health Benefits (NIHB) Strategy Forum on March 19-20, 2014, at the Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre in Toronto, Ontario.

Below are all the presentations and information from the forum ...