Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo resigns over First Nations Education Act

AFN Press Release

Statement from Assembly of First Nations National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo

OTTAWA, May 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo made the below statement in Ottawa, ON today.

"I have stated clear priority on the recognition of Treaty, of Indigenous rights and title, on the safety and security of our most vulnerable, and I have also made my priority on education for our kids plainly clear.

First Nations to be members of Ontario development corporation planning Ring of Fire transportation

Ontario press release

Ontario Investing in the Ring of Fire

Province Moving Forward with Support for Strategic Infrastructure

April 28, 2014

The Ontario government is prepared to commit up to $1 billion to develop strategic all-season industrial and community transportation infrastructure in the Ring of Fire.  

Ontario needs a partner and is calling on the Federal government to equally match this funding to build the infrastructure required for this important project in the north that will create jobs and boost the northern economy.

Federal Court ruling could open door to equal funding for First Nations children


First Nations child advocate wins 1st battle with Ottawa on services

Cindy Blackstock filed human rights complaint over funding of child services on reserves

By Jennifer Clibbon, CBC News

First Nations teen inspires youth at Winnipeg TEDx event speaking about the water


First Nations teen inspires youth at Winnipeg TEDx event

Alex Knott overcomes stuttering, shyness to speak out about First Nations water issues

Posted: Apr 30, 2014

Neskantaga First Nation chief leading move for improved living conditions and addressing suicide crisis


Irwin Elman wants Ontario to help Neskantaga First Nation

Improved living conditions needed for community struggling with high suicide rates, youth advocate says

Posted: Apr 30, 2014 

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


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

Posted by Pam Palmater - April 28, 2014

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


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


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


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

By Murray Sinclair, Apr 18, 2014

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


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