Tuesday, September 23, 2014
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Assembly of First Nations National Chief Expresses Need to Support Indigenous Youth on World Suicide Prevention Day Written by Administrator 3 Hits: 57
Media Advisory - Unprecedented Gathering of Local Governments, First Nations, Policy Specialists and Peace Valley Residents to Brief Public on the Proposed Site C Dam Project Written by Administrator 3 Hits: 39
Kiuna Institution's Second cohort of graduates Written by Administrator 3 Hits: 81
Songhees and Esquimalt First Nations Honour Cultural History Through Rock Bay Mural Project Written by Administrator 3 Hits: 112
Federal Minister of Aboriginal Affairs Bernard Valcourt refuses to collaborate with AFNQL Chiefs on improving education of First Nation children Written by Administrator 3 Hits: 98
First Nations Signing Accord Among Themselves, Not Waiting For B.C. And Canada To Address Aboriginal Title Written by Administrator 3 Hits: 180
First Nation Begins Land Use Planning Process Written by Administrator 3 Hits: 171
Grand opening of first Remote Training Centre celebrated in Neskantaga Written by Administrator 3 Hits: 239
Assembly of First Nations Announces Release of Ontario Regional Report of First Nations Food, Nutrition and Environment Study Written by Administrator 3 Hits: 205
First Nations Education Council calls into question the credibility of the results of a study by the Fraser Institute Written by Administrator 3 Hits: 179

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Dis is Trevor.

Education & Training

Blast from the past: FP archive

When is Consultation, Consultation?

Ovide Mercredi

National Chief – AFN

During a Treaty Roundtable meeting of the Alberta Chiefs, I took note of a federal government document outlining their strategy to define and ultimately impose their own form of self-government. Read more...

Letting go of residential schools

by Gilbert Oskaboose, Nov 1993 First Perspective

There is a lot of "unfinished business" in Indian Country. Garbage that we as a people have never really dealt with. Chief among them is the whole issue of those infamous residential schools and their impact on people. Read more...


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ANALYSIS - Bill Gallagher

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Under the Northern Sky by Xavier Kataquapit

Under the Northern Sky by Xavier Kataquapit


Regional Media Officer– Temp (Until Nov 2015) –F/T Position

Office of the Leader of the Official Opposition / NDP Research Office

Location:131 Queen Street, Suite 10-02, Ottawa, ON


Communicate regularly with regional media outlets (community newspapers, radio stations, student media, ethnic media, etc.) to propose ideas for interviews and opinion content Read more...

Canadian Chamber of Commerce Aboriginal Workforce Report

The Canadian Chamber of Commerce released a report that highlights initiatives to improve the workforce participation of Aboriginal peoples. 

Opportunity Found: Improving the Participation of Aboriginal Peoples in Canada’s Workforce (December 2013)  

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Tue Sep 23 @ 3:00PM - 04:15PM
FNHMA National Conference 2014
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RIP Percy Tuesday


Thanks to Althea Guiboche for allowing The First Perspective to share her video taken at the Manitowapow book launch at McNally Robinson. 

Percey sings Freddy Fender's "Wasted Days and Wasted Nights" and people join in to harmonize. 

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