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Former AFN Grand Chief Shawn Atleo
Pamela Palmater | There is still a great deal of work to undo the harm that was done and prepare the path ahead for a safer, healthier and more just future for First Nations and Canadians alike.
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Pamela Palmater | Even following National Chief Shawn Atleo's resignation, the First Nations Education Act is not dead, only "on hold." Don't stop fighting until it's dead, says Pamela Palmater.
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Krystalline Kraus | This move comes amidst a raging debate about the meaning of First Nations sovereignty as expressed in his support for the Harper backed First Nations Control of First Nations Education Act.
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Idle No More | Idle No More issues a response about National Chief Shawn Atleo's resignation. In short, the question is, who was Atleo really serving? The Indigenous communities or the Harper government?
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Pamela Palmater | The First Nations of Canada have to stay united against FNEA to save Aboriginal cultures and languages for future generations.
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rabble staff | Shawn Atleo has resigned from his position as national chief of the Assembly of First Nations. Atleo made the announcement at a news conference this afternoon.
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Daniel Wilson | In this blog, Daniel Wilson explains the background to AFN National Chief Shawn Atleo's resignation.
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Pamela Palmater | Recognition of First Nation jurisdiction and adequate funding could change lives of First Nations and Canadians as we know it. The new First Nations Education Act accomplishes none of this.
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Pamela Palmater | Every time National Chief Shawn Atleo or Stephen Harper speaks, it becomes more and more apparent that they are not of the same mind in terms of what FNEA entails.
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First Nations Administration Office, Attawapiskat First Nation
Pamela Palmater | On Friday Prime Minister Stephen Harper and National AFN Chief Shawn Atleo announced "re-tooled" education legislation. What did First Nations actually get from this announcement?
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