Government continues to blackmail First Nations refusing equitable funding until they get their reforms


First Nations education bill should be withdrawn immediately, chiefs demand

First Nations leaders opt to discuss education before deciding how to choose new leader

The Canadian Press Posted: May 27, 2014 10:27 AM ET Last Updated: May 27, 2014 10:30 PM ET

New AFN education resolution created to direct the development of First Nation Control of Education

COO Press Release


Ottawa, ON (May 27, 2014) - The Assembly of First Nations Chiefs-in-Assembly voted in favour of an alternative education resolution put forward by Chiefs from Ontario and a statement by the Quebec Chiefs this afternoon at the Special Chiefs Assembly in Ottawa.

First Nation involvement developing the Ring of Fire hot topic for election campaign


Ring of Fire a hot topic in Ontario election

Chief, candidates at odds over right to say no

By Jody Porter, Posted: May 26, 2014

First Nation chiefs gathering in Ottawa this week to decide on new leadership and direction for AFN


AFN's future at issue when chiefs hold emergency meeting

Shawn Atleo's resignation reveals internal divisions that some say doom the organization

Posted: May 23, 2014

Shawn Atleo's resignation as national chief of the Assembly of First Nations has highlighted the deep divisions within the organization. First Nations chiefs will hold an emergency meeting next week. (Reuters)

DFC student from Sandy Lake First Nation shows his business plan in the Den in Thunder Bay


Scott Meekis Enters the Den in Thunder Bay

THUNDER BAY, ON - May 22, 2014

Scott Meekis was one of five finalists to Enter the Den today in Thunder Bay.

The Dennis Franklin Cromarty High School graduate from Sandy Lake presented his business plan, Native Beadwork in the competition inspired by the popular Canadian television show The Dragons Den

First Nation leaders talk with Prince Charles about treaties between original people and settlers


Aboriginal leaders press Prince Charles on treaty issues

Posted: May 21, 2014

Some of the approximately 30 Idle No More protesters who waited for Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, outside the Manitoba Legislature on Wednesday evening.

First Nation language immersion in schools being supported by Mi'kmaq teachers


Group wants more Mi'kmaq language courses in schools

Grade 8 pilot project hopes to bring Mi'kmaq language classes to schools across province

Posted: May 20, 2014

Doris Googoo's Grade 8 class is part of a pilot project to bring Mi'kmaq to junior high.

Compensation, counselling sought for 60s Scoop First Nation victims by provincial ministers


Compensation, counselling sought for 60s Scoop victims

By Chinta Puxley, The Canadian Press Posted: May 19, 2014