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3 july 2015

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First Nation leaders, Elders and youth from across the country will gather in Haudenosaunee (Mohawk) traditional territory next week for the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) 36th national Annual General Assembly (AGA) taking place at the Hotel...


1 july 2015

14:23
Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), reaffirmed the SBA's continued commitment to support Native American small businesses and entrepreneurs with additional resources to boost the entrepreneurial...

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Today the U.S. Census Bureau announced plans to conduct eight tribal consultation meetings and one national webinar with 566 federally recognized tribes across the country from October 2015 through April 2016. "As we move toward the 2020 Census,...

10:50
Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and a member of President Obama's cabinet, will discuss how North Dakota entrepreneurs can harness the SBA to advance their small business potential,...


30 june 2015

14:27
Please be advised that Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, will celebrate new economic development opportunities for the...

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Please be advised that Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, will celebrate new economic development opportunities for the...

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Please be...

13:00
Dan Albas, Member of Parliament for Okanagan-Coquihalla, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, welcomed today the Penticton Indian Band to the First Nations Land Management Regime....

08:00
WesternOne Inc. ("WesternOne") (Toronto Stock Exchange: WEQ, WEQ.DB, and WEQ.DB.C) today announced that it has appointed Obie Erickson as Britco's President, effective July 1, 2015. Mr. Erickson has been with Britco for over 26 years and has...


29 june 2015

14:08
First Nations hold an Aboriginal title and Ancestral and treaty rights. The Constitutional Law of Canada, rulings from the Supreme Court of Canada, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, all the fundamental bases of a...


26 june 2015

18:23
On June 23, 2015 the Guide Outfitters Association of British Columbia (GOABC) hosted their first summit with First Nations on guide outfitting and the economic opportunities within the guide outfitting industry.  The GOABC was pleased to welcome 40...

09:59
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde today commented on the one year anniversary of the Supreme Court of Canada's landmark decision in William v. Canada, also known as the Tsilhqot'in decision.  The decision represents the...


25 june 2015

18:06
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde congratulated newly elected British Columbia Regional Chief Shane Gottfriedson who was elected today at the BCAFN 12th Annual General Meeting in Vancouver.  "I congratulate Regional...

17:44
The First Nations Leadership Council, composed of the executives from the Union of BC Indian Chiefs, the First Nations Summit, and the BC Assembly of First Nations, is extremely concerned that BC Hydro plans to start construction activities on Site C...

14:30
The Honourable Greg Rickford, Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development,...

11:05
The Honourable Paul Davis, Premier of Newfoundland and Labrador, will host Canada's 13 provincial and territorial premiers and National Aboriginal Organization (NAO) leaders in Happy Valley-Goose Bay on July 15. Media AccreditationAccredited media...

10:12
Millennials, or America's youth born between 1982 and 2000, now number 83.1 million and represent more than one quarter of the nation's population. Their size exceeds that of the 75.4 million baby boomers, according to new U.S. Census Bureau...

10:00
The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today congratulated Madawaska Maliseet First Nation on their decision to be the first in all of Canada to opt in to the First Nations Election Act. The First...

07:52
Today, the Canadian Union of Postal Workers is planting sage, cedar, sweetgrass and tobacco at a large garden box it has installed at 193 Churchill Road, on the site where contractors poured a concrete mailbox slab in front of Lynda Kitchikeesic's...


23 june 2015

15:17
The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, announced today that work to expand the drinking water reservoir, rebuild the pumping station and retrofit the wastewater treatment facility in the Innu...

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The Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian will present "The Great Inka Road: Engineering an Empire," the first major bilingual exhibition on the South American civilization, June 26, 2015 through June 1, 2018. It will explore why the...


21 june 2015

09:00
The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, issued the following statement today on the occasion of National Aboriginal Day: "Today, we celebrate the contributions of Aboriginal peoples and the vital...

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National Aboriginal Day is an opportunity to recognize the rich cultural heritage of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis, as well as their significant contributions to this great country. Recently, the closing of the Truth and Reconciliation...


20 june 2015

14:30
Today, the Ontario Heritage Trust and Wasauksing First Nation unveiled provincial plaques to commemorate First World War hero and First Nations leader Chief Francis Pegahmagabow. The unveiling took place at Wasauksing Aboriginal Community Centre...

10:00
Please be advised that the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, will take part in National Aboriginal Day celebrations in Madawaska-Maliseet First Nation. Date:Saturday, June 20, 2015 Time:16:00...

10:00
The Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, today issued the following statement to mark National Aboriginal Day. "Today we pause to remember and honour the immense contributions, sacrifices and impact made by Aboriginal Canadians in...


19 june 2015

18:21
The Honourable Rob Moore, Regional Minister for New Brunswick, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency) and Member of Parliament for Fundy Royal, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister...

17:30
Mr. Blaine Calkins, Member of Parliament for Wetaskiwin, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment, Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency and Minister for the Arctic Council and Minister Rickford,...

16:52
Goldcorp Inc. , the Cree Nation of Wemindji, the Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) and the Cree Nation Government publicly released the Opinagow Collaboration Agreement (excluding its financial terms) today, making certain details of the...

16:45
The National Aboriginal Caucus of the Canadian Federation of Students is marking National Aboriginal Day by recognizing the work First Nations, Inuit and Métis students at colleges and universities across Canada are doing to advocate for political,...

14:45
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde said today the over-representation of Indigenous women missing and murdered in Canada demands action.  This follows today's release of the RCMP's 2015 Update to the National Operation...

13:05
More Indigenous people in Canada can now access information about their rights through new videos developed by the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC). The videos are available in Ojibway, Swampy Cree, and Dene and help guide people who are...

13:00
Mr. Mark Strahl, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, on behalf of the Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, laid a wreath today at the National Aboriginal Veterans Monument to mark...

12:36
In light of the release of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report, the Canadian Teachers' Federation (CTF) invites all students and teachers to make use of educational programs, initiatives and resources as a tool through which to achieve the...

11:01
The mounting costs of an epidemic of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) among several American Indian tribes in Arizona suggests that prevention and control efforts would be cost effective.  A recent study released by experts at the Centers for...

11:00
Flying Dust First Nation and Habitat for Humanity Canada host a special All Chiefs Build today at Flying Dust, located 300 km northwest of Saskatoon. This milestone build marks the start of a successful partnership between Chief Richard Gladue, his...

10:00
Providing funding for education removes the biggest barriers to graduation for Indigenous youth. But, it takes a village to position students for success. A recent study by Indspire, a charitable organization that invests in the education of...

07:05
Mark Strahl, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs, on behalf of the Honourable Erin O'Toole, Minister of Veterans Affairs, will lay a wreath at the National Aboriginal Veterans Monument to mark National Aboriginal Day....


18 june 2015

16:57
The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, and the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, today announced the Government of Canada is taking tangible action...

11:41
Chez Doris, a day refuge for women in difficulty in Montréal is launching a new program to place homeless aboriginal women in permanent residences thanks to a grant of $ 226 269 from Service Canada. The grant will fund one caseworker for the next...

11:01
The Chief of the AFNQL, Ghislain Picard, would like, on behalf of the Chiefs of the First Nations in Quebec and Labrador, convey its sincere congratulations to Chief Isadore Day, elected as Regional Chief yesterday by the First Nations leadership in...

09:30
A new documentary by Earthstream Media that explores the unique intersection of Native American economic development through online installment lending and underserved consumers nationwide premiered in Washington, DC last night. The premiere, hosted...

08:00
2010 Olympic Medal Designer Corrine Hunt's "Kwikw" pendant celebrates equality, freedom and power. Coined "All is Fair in the Air," the exquisite First Nations design features an eagle carrying a ball.  "I support this campaign because soccer is...


17 june 2015

21:00
Parliamentary Secretary Mark Strahl, on behalf of the Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, today announced an increased investment to the National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association (NACCA)....

20:45
Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Tribal Chairman Vincent Armenta testified today before the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Indian, Insular and Alaska Native Affairs on behalf of HR 1157, the Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Mission Indians...

18:16
The Honourable Bernard Valcourt, Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, and the Honourable Michael Miltenberger, Northwest Territories Minister of Environment and Natural Resources, today announced on behalf of the six signatories...

12:00
Please be advised that Mark Strahl, Member of Parliament for Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development, will make an important announcement for Aboriginal businesses at the...

11:55
This week, the Turkish Heritage Organization (THO) will participate in the twenty ninth annual Reservation Economic Summit event hosted by the National Center for American Indian Development. Based on its experience working with Turkish-Americans,...

07:00
The National Aboriginal Economic Development Board (NAEDB), released its first Progress Report, on the state of Aboriginal economic development today at the First Nations Infrastructure, Land Development & Urban Planning Conference (RezLAND) in...


16 june 2015

15:18
The 20th Annual Prostate Cancer Memorial Golf Tournament will be held on Monday, June 22, 2015, at Lake of Isles Golf Course - for the first time. The tournament is organized by Sheffield Pharmaceuticals in collaboration with Arnold Palmer's...

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