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Celebrating First Nation peoples, cultures and languages in recognition of National Aboriginal Awareness Month

AFN Press Release

Assembly of First Nations Celebrates First Nation Peoples, Cultures and Languages in Recognition of National Aboriginal Awareness Month

OTTAWA, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - The Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Executive Committee encourages First Nations and all Canadians to take part in cultural events and other celebrations in honour of National Aboriginal Awareness Month held every June and National Aboriginal Day on June 21.

AANDC cutting funds for First Nations online high school program in Manitoba

From FirstPerspective.ca

Fed's cut funding for very successful first nations program

mfnerc.org press release

National Indspire project supports bursaries and scholarships for indigenous post-secondary students

From CBC.ca

$20M aboriginal education campaign launched in Calgary

National project supports bursaries and scholarships for indigenous post-secondary students

May 27, 2014

Jenelle Manitowabi, Lac Seul First Nation band member, sets her sights on playing goalie in NHL

From CBC.ca

First Nations teen goalie sets her sights on Stanley Cup

Jenelle Manitowabi, 13-year-old Habs fan whose role model is Carey Price, intends to play in NHL

By Jenelle Manitowabi, Posted: May 27, 2014

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

From CBC.ca

First Nations education bill should be withdrawn immediately, chiefs demand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

AFN CHIEFS IN ASSEMBLY SUPPORT CHIEFS OF ONTARIO ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION RESOLUTION

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

from CBC.ca

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