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First Nations chiefs talk tough on oil sands wealth at AFN convention
“Americans are waking up to the fact the Tar Sands is Dirty Oil,” says a Manitoba Grand Chief.
Dec 11th, 2014
#Attawapiskat housing crisis heats up, from Parliament Hill to Twitter
While B.C. indigenous leaders protest in Ottawa, applauding Attawapiskat chief, Vancouver 'twittivists' took the Native housing fight online.
David P. Ball
Dec 8th, 2011
Report calls for First Nations control of First Nations education
Winnipeg (MB) – This month, Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Shawn A-in-chut Atleo and First Nations Chiefs and delegates from across Canada confirmed a new comprehensive plan to...
Jul 30th, 2010
Canada's 2010 federal budget does not invest in the change needed in First Nation education, Atleo says
All I have to do is say "The 2010 Federal Budget" and people's eyes glaze over. They look at me like I'm Buzz Killington. But for those of you who are still with me, here is a summary...
Apr 7th, 2010