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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
Tsleil-Waututh First Nation sign international treaty to oppose tar sands development
First Nation whose territory is directly affected by pipeline development sign on to oppose tar sands development.
Apr 20th, 2013
Amnesty International and Native groups release scathing open letter about Pickton inquiry
As the Missing Women Inquiry hit its last weeks – mired in claims of sexism, racism and illegitimacy – 15 excluded organizations called for national and international action.
David P. Ball
Apr 10th, 2012
#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
Memo to Harper: please use your power to solve real problems
So here’s some free advice: Mr. Harper, why don’t you take your majority for a test drive on something really important?
Daniel D. Veniez
Dec 2nd, 2011
Is it time for an aboriginal parliament?
A House of First Peoples for Canada?
Sep 25th, 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