Indigenous leaders boycott ‘segregated’ premiers meeting in Edmonton

Leaders from the three national Indigenous organizations will skip the meeting with premiers in Edmonton this week, saying the format does not adhere to the spirit of the reconciliation. Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde

A First Nations group is refusing to join a boycott against meeting Canada's premiers Monday morning. "We are always there to make sure we're working just as hard for our constituents," Robert Bertrand, national chief of the Congress of Aboriginal …

TORONTO — The leaders of three Indigenous groups say they are pulling out of a meeting with Canada's premiers over what they consider efforts to limit their participation in intergovernmental talks. The heads of the Assembly of First Nations, the

TORONTO, July 17, 2017 /CNW/ – Assembly of First Nations (AFN) National Chief Perry Bellegarde expressed his strong objection today to attempts to sideline and segregate the AFN from participation in federal-provincial-territorial intergovernmental …

Assembly of First Nations National Chief Perry Bellegarde hopes not attending the Council of Federation in Edmonton will push change. FRED CHARTRAND / The heads of three national Indigenous groups

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