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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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Pippa Feinstein, Megan Pearce | Advocates for an inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous women and girls can now use a compendium of reports and recommendations. Will this finally spark action from the government?
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Jocelyn Formsma | Closing arguments on the most important Indigenous children's rights case will be heard from October 20-24, 2014 at the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal in Ottawa, Ontario.
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Pamela Palmater | This has been a difficult month for Prime Minister Stephen Harper in terms of Crown-First Nations relations. The First Nations Education Act has met fierce resistance.
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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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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 | There have been significant funding cuts to First Nations communities as well as to various First Nations organizations, yet the political world has been all but silent on the issue.
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Pamela Palmater | Pamela Palmater looks at the federal budget 2012 and discusses what was and was not in the budget for Indigenous Peoples.
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Pamela Palmater | After the National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations Shawn Atleo gave his speech at the Crown-First Nations Gathering, it became apparent that the 2012 AFN election campaign had begun.
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Pamela Palmater | The First Nation-Crown meeting was not to be as historic as the first ministers' meetings with First Nations because the provinces would not be in attendance and now, Harper is bailing out as well.
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AFN and NWAC | Assembly of First Nations and Native Women's Association of Canada heads call for Canada to work with Aboriginal and women's groups to end violence against Indigenous women.