Archive for June 2017

Statement from AFN National Chief Perry Bellegarde

Statement: Canada 150 / Canada Day The 150th anniversary of Confederation raises a wide range of emotion among First Nations. As the First Peoples of this land, we have raised our families and practiced our way of life here for thousands of years. We were and are nations, with our own unique laws, languages, lands,…

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Canada marks National Aboriginal Day by Eddie Campbell

http://www.unb.ca/fredericton/studentservices/academics/mwc/ Dear Members of the UNB Community, Today, as Canada marks National Aboriginal Day, I am reminded of the treaties our ancestors signed in the 18th century, and that still bind us today. These treaties brought our peoples together in a spirit of peace and friendship, and even today these ideals provide the right direction for…

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